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Senegalese Soldier
Accession # 28.385
Artist Malvina Hoffman
Title Senegalese Soldier
Date 1928
Medium Black stone
Dimensions 20 x 10 x 15 in. (50.8 x 25.4 x 38.1 cm)
Signed Inscribed on proper back of neck: "MALVINA HOFFMAN / © 1928"
Credit Line Dick S. Ramsay Fund
Location Visible Storage: Case 30, Shelf D (Sculpture)
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