Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment of Figure

16th–20th century
Dogon peoples
Wood, pigment, nail, staple, glue
H. 44 1/4 x W. 11 1/4 x D. 4 1/4 in. (112.4 x 28.6 x 10.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
Not on view
Lester Wunderman, New York, until 1977

Laude, Jean. African Art of the Dogon: The Myths of the Cliff Dwellers. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1973, no.19, p. 46.

Ezra, Kate. Art of the Dogon: Selections from the Lester Wunderman Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988, no. 4.

Paudrat, Jean-Louis. Dogon. Paris: Editions Dapper, 1994, p. 95.

Leloup, Hélène and Philippe, William Rubin, New York, Richard Serra, Georg Baselitz, and Brunhilde Biebuyck. Dogon Statuary. Strausbourg: Editions Amez, 1994.

Leloup, Hélène, ed. Dogon: Catalogue of an exhibition held at Musée du quai Branly, Paris, April 5–July 24, 2011. Paris: Musée du Quai Branly, 2011, Checklist #9, p. 351.

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