Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Half Figure: Female

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lualaba River region
Culture:
Luba peoples
Medium:
Wood, metal studs, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 9 x W. 3 x D. 3 7/8 in. (22.9 x 7.6 x 9.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1967
Accession Number:
1978.412.542
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Clark and Frances Stillman, New York, until 1967; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1967–1978

The American Federation of Arts. Primitive Art Masterworks: an exhibition jointly organized by the Museum of Primitive Art and the American Federation of Arts, New York. New York: The American Federation of Arts, 1974, no. 95.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 120.



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