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Figure SONGYE, R.D.C

H : 89 cm


Provenance: Probably Gaston-Denis Perrier, Brussels, before 1926
Willy Mestach, Brussels, 1974
Jacques Kerchache, Paris
Kimbell Art Foundation, Fort Worth, Texas
Collection Allan Mann, London

Literature: Gaston-Denis Perrier, “Art Nègre”, in La Nervie, Bruxelles Paris, n° IX-X, 1926, p. 2, fig. 2

Arnold Rubin & Brice Holcombe, African Accumulative Sculpture. Power and Display, The Pace Gallery, New York, 1974, top page.

African Art, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 1979
African Art Handbook of the Collection, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 1981, p.253

Jacques Kerchache, Jean-Louis Paudrat et Lucien Stéphan, Art of Africa, New York, 1988, p. 577 ; fig.1025

Neyt, F., La Redoutable Statuaire Songye d’Afrique Centrale, Anvers, 2004, fig.124, pp.16 et 158-159, fig.124

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