Artist Baule, African
  • Female Figure
Date between 1850 and 1950
Medium Wood
Dimensions Overall: 12 1/4 × 3 1/4 × 3 1/4 inches (31.1 × 8.3 × 8.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund for African Art
Accession Number 79.19
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African: Journey of Life N105, Level 1 (see map)
(Alan Brandt, Inc., New York, New York, USA);
1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Trowell, M. Classical African Sculpture. New York, 1970.

Perspectives: Angles on African Art. Center for African Art, New York, 1987.

African Masterworks In The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 16.

Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Wood Sculpture,” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1-4 (2017): p. 102 (fig. 5.24).