Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Face Mask (Do)

Date:
19th–mid-20th century
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire, northern Côte d'Ivoire, Bandama River region
Culture:
Senufo or Dyula peoples
Medium:
Brass
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 x W. 5 x D. 2 1/2 in. (21 x 12.7 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Metal-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.205
Not on view
[Robert L. Stolper Galleries, New York and Los Angeles, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1961–1978

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. 60.

Convers, Michel. "Masques en étain sénoufo." Arts d'Afrique Noire vol. 16 (1975), 1979.206.205.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 61.

Green, Kathryn L. "Shared Masking Traditions in Northeastern Ivory Coast." African Arts vol. 20, no.4 (August 1987).

Förster, Till. Die Kunst der Senufo: Museum Rietberg Zürich aus Schweizer Sammlungen. Zürich: Museum Rietberg, 1988.

Garrard, Timothy F. "Face Masks from The Senufo Region." In Art of Cote d'Ivoire: from the collections of the Barbier-Mueller Museum, edited by Jean Paul Barbier. Geneva: Musée Barbier-Mueller, 1993.

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