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African Art
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Male Figure

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood

16 × 2 3/4 × 2 1/2 in. (40.64 × 6.99 × 6.35 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.448
Geography: 
Made in Sahel, Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Dogon
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Philippe Guimiot, Brussels: unknown dates
John Friede, New York: unknown dates - 1979
Sotheby's, London, June 21, 1979, cat. no. 124
Charles B. Benenson Collection, donated to Yale University Art Gallery in 2004

Bibliography: 

Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004): ill. 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), 264, 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.