Figure of a Standing Male
Arts of Africa
On View: Great Hall, South, 1st floor
late 19th or early 20th century
23 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 7 in. (59.7 x 21.6 x 17.8 cm) (show scale)
Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Yorùbá. Figure of a Standing Male, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment
, 23 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 7 in. (59.7 x 21.6 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1517. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1517_front_PS5.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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Standing wood male figure, polychromed. Pinkish jacket, blue skirt over yellow short pants. Markings on cheeks and over brow. Hands may have once held regalia. Yoruba badge necklace around neck of figure.
Condition: hand missing, paint peeling, cracked.
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