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Senegalese Soldier

Malvina Hoffman

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Black stone
DATES 1928
DIMENSIONS 20 x 10 x 15 in. (50.8 x 25.4 x 38.1 cm)
SIGNATURE Inscribed on proper back of neck: "MALVINA HOFFMAN / © 1928"
CREDIT LINE Dick S. Ramsay Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Over life-sized head of an African man truncated at the neck with exaggerated and stylized features; figure has large mouth, broad nose, furrowed brow, and a mustache; his closely cropped hair is styled into three rings at top of head; surface of skin is smooth and highly polished, hair is roughly textured. Condition: Good
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
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