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African Art

Male Figure

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood, glass beads, brass, string, and pigment

24 1/4 in. (61.595 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.508
Geography: 
Guinea Coast, Côte d’Ivoire
Culture: 
Baule
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Lucien Van de Velde, Antwerp: ca. 1970
Loed van Burrel: unknown date - May 8, 1974
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, 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), 289, 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.