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African Art

Human Figure

mid-20th century

Wood and Iron staples

21 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 6 in. (54.61 × 21.59 × 15.24 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.397
Geography: 
Republic of Benin
Culture: 
possibly Fon
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): ill. back cover.

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.

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), 248, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.