Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure: Seated Couple

Date:
16th–20th century
Geography:
Mali
Culture:
Dogon peoples
Medium:
Wood, metal
Dimensions:
H. 22 x W. 11 1/4 in. (55.9 x 28.6 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.394.16
Not on view
Lester Wunderman, New York, until 1977

Leuzinger, Elsy. Afrikanishe Skulpturen, Beschreibender Katalog. Zurich: Atlantis Verlag, 1963.

Millot, Jacques. Arts Connus et Méconnus de l'Afrique Noire: Collection Paul Tishman. Paris: Musée de l'Homme, 1966.

Laude, Jean. African Art of the Dogon: The Myths of the Cliff Dwellers. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1973, no. 38.

DeMott, Barbara. Dogon Masks: A Structural Study of Form and Meaning. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1982, pp. 28-36.

Sieber, Roy, and Roslyn Walker. African Art in the Cycle of Life. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1987.

Ezra, Kate. Art of the Dogon: Selections from the Lester Wunderman Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1988, no. 24, pp. 66-67.

Van Beek, Walter E. A. "Functions of Sculpture in Dogon Religion." African Arts vol. 21, no. 4 (August 1988), p. 63.

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

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