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Human Figure

mid-20th century

Wood

9 1/4 × 2 × 2 in. (23.5 × 5.08 × 5.08 cm)
with base: 9 7/8 × 2 × 2 in. (25.08 × 5.08 × 5.08 cm)
Gift of Drs. Ruth and Theodore Lidz
1995.81.3
Geography: 
Geography Sahel, Mali
Culture: 
Dogon or Tellem
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Gift of Drs. Ruth Maria Wilmanns Lidz (b. Heidelberg, Germany, 1910–1995), Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine, and Theodore Lidz (b. New York, 1910–2001), Sterling Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University, Woodbridge and Hamden, Conn. to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 157.

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