African Art

Male Figure

mid- to late 19th century

Terracotta

16 x 7 x 5 in. (40.64 x 17.78 x 12.7 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.471
Culture: 
Dakakari
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Nigeria
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Lucien Van de Velde, Antwerp: unknown date - November 21, 1986
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), 275, 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.