African Art

Male Figure

early 20th century

Wood

21 1/2 x 5 x 4 in. (54.61 x 12.7 x 10.16 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.425
Culture: 
possibly Senufo
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Country Ivory Coast
Country Burkina Faso
Country Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Miyapo Kolani: unknown date - September 12, 1991
Charles B. Benenson Collection, donated to Yale University Art Gallery in 2004

Bibliography: 

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

Frederick John Lamp, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 257, 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.