Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure: Seated Female

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture:
Kongo peoples
Medium:
Wood, brass tacks
Dimensions:
Height 6-3/4 in.
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernst Anspach, 1990
Accession Number:
1990.262
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, from ca. 1960]; Douglas Newton, New York; [Alan Brandt, New York]; Ernst Anspach, New York, by 1967–1990

Lehuard, Raoul. "Art Bakongo: les centres de style." Arts d'Afrique Noire vol. 2 (1989).

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