Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Seated Figure (Dyongou Serou)

Date:
16th–20th century
Geography:
Mali
Culture:
Dogon peoples
Medium:
Wood, sacrificial materials
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/8 x W. 1 1/2 x D. 1 9/16 in. (13.7 x 3.8 x 4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.394.3
Not on view
Lester Wunderman, New York, until 1977

Leiris, Michel, and Jacqueline Delange. Afrique Noire: la création plastique. Paris: Gallimard, 1967, p. 223, fig. 252.

Herman, Joseph. "The Joseph Herman Collection." African Arts vol. 6, no. 3 (1973).

Laude, Jean. African Art of the Dogon: The Myths of the Cliff Dwellers. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1973, no. 3, p. 50.

"Advertisement for Samir Borro." African Arts vol. 17, no. 1 (1983).

Ezra, Kate. Art of the Dogon: Selections from the Lester Wunderman Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988, no. 22.

Van Beek, Walter E. A. "Functions of Sculpture in Dogon Religion." African Arts vol. 21, no. 4 (August 1988).

Musée Dapper. Dogon. Paris: Editions Dapper, 1994, p. 210.

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