African Art

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: 
Sahel, Mali
Culture: 
Dogon
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Philippe Guimiot, Brussels. John Friede (b. 1938), New York, 1966–1979. Sotheby's, London, June 21, 1979, cat. no. 124.Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn;Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Sotheby’s, London, London, Primitive Works of Art: African, Oceanic, and American Indian Works of Art, sale cat. (June 21, 1979), lot 124, ill.

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

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

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.