Female Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì) Artist: Dadaolomo (Yorùbá, Àwórì subgroup, died ca. 1920)

early 20th century

African Art

Not on view


Wood and pigment


9 1/16 × 3 15/16 × 3 9/16 in. (23 × 10 × 9 cm)

Credit Line

Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection

Accession Number



20th century


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William B. Jaffe (1904–1972), New York. John Friede (born 1938), New York, 1977; sold to Charles B. Benenson (1913– 2004, b.a. 1933), Greenwich, Conn., August 18, 1981; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2004


  • 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), 284, ill.
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.

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Object/Work type

figures (representations), sculpture


twins women

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