Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure: Female

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Mali, Bandiagara region
Culture:
Dogon peoples
Medium:
Wood, sacrificial materials
Dimensions:
H. 40 x W. 8 x D. 8 in. (101.6 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.394.24
Not on view
Daniel Marchesseau, France, until 1965; (Parke-Bernet Gallery, December 4, 1965, no. 14); Lester Wunderman, New York, 1965–1977

Wardwell, Allen. African Art: The Herbert Baker Collection, Lake Forest College. Lake Forest, Ill.: Lake Forest College, 1962.

African Art: From Angola, Congo-Leopoldville, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali and Upper Volta. New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, December 4, 1965, 14.

Meauze, Pierre. African Art: Sculpture. English translation ed. Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1968, p. 152.

Laude, Jean. African Art of the Dogon: The Myths of the Cliff Dwellers. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1973, no. 61.



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