Malvina Hoffman (American, 1885-1966). <em>Senegalese Soldier</em>, 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. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 28.385_acetate_bw.jpg)

Senegalese Soldier

Artist:Malvina Hoffman

Medium: Black stone

Dates:1928

Dimensions: 20 x 10 x 15 in. (50.8 x 25.4 x 38.1 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 28.385

Image: 28.385_acetate_bw.jpg,

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

Brooklyn Museum Logo