Male Equestrian Figure

Medium

Wood and metal

Dimensions

23 1/4 × 5 11/16 × 6 7/8 in. (59 × 14.5 × 17.5 cm)

Credit Line

Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection

Accession Number

2006.51.203

Culture
Period

19th century

Classification
Disclaimer

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Provenance

Provenance

John Friede (b. 1938), New York, to October 16, 1980; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn, 1980–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Frederick John Lamp, Amanda Maples, and Laura M. Smalligan, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 174, ill
  • George Chemeche, ed., The Horse Rider in African Art (London: Antique Collector's Club Ltd., 2011), 77
  • Frederick John Lamp, "Hot Space, Cool Space: The Reinstallation of the African Art Collection in the Louis Kahn Building at Yale University," African Arts 40 (Summer 2007), 48–49, fig. 23
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006), 222
  • Susan Vogel, Mary (Polly) Nooter Roberts, and Chris Muller, Exhibition-ism: Museums and African Art, exh. cat. (New York: Museum for African Art, 1994–95), 118, fig. 14
  • Susan Vogel and Jerry L. Thompson, Closeup: Lessons in the Art of Seeing African Sculpture from an American Collection and the Horstmann Collection, exh. cat. (New York: Museum for African Art, 1990), 132, fig. 203
  • Warren M. Robbins and Nancy Ingram Nooter, African Art in American Collections (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989), 78, fig. 70
  • Susan Vogel, Perspectives: Angles on African Art, exh. cat. (New York: Museum for African Art, 1987), 139, ill
  • Ezio Bassani, "Una bottega di grandi artisti Bambara, I," Critica d'Arte ser. 157–59 (1978), fig. 23
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Additional information

Object/Work type

figures (representations)

Subject

equestrians men

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