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20 x 10 x 15 in. (50.8 x 25.4 x 38.1 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed on proper back of neck: "MALVINA HOFFMAN / © 1928"
Dick S. Ramsay Fund
© Estate of Malvina Hoffman
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Malvina Hoffman (American, 1885-1966). Senegalese Soldier, 1928. Black stone, 20 x 10 x 15 in. (50.8 x 25.4 x 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 28.385. © Estate of Malvina Hoffman
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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.
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