Female Figure

Medium

Wood and pigment

Dimensions

16 3/4 × 4 × 5 in. (42.545 × 10.16 × 12.7 cm)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2006.51.217

Geography
Culture
Period

18th–19th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Pace Gallery, New York, 1976. Galerie Sao, Paris. Jacqueline Spiegl, San Francico, to October 4, 1985; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn, 1985–2004; 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), 179, ill
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006), 222
  • Richard Barnes, "Objects of Desire," Yale Alumni Magazine (September/October 2004), 215, ill
  • African Spirit Images and Identities, exh. cat. (New York: Pace Primitive, April 24-May 29, 1976), fig. 37
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Additional information

Object/Work type

figures (representations)

Subject

women

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