Female figure - Yoruba - Nigeria
  • Female figure - Yoruba - Nigeria
  • Female figure - Yoruba - Nigeria
  • Female figure - Yoruba - Nigeria
  • Female figure - Yoruba - Nigeria
  • Female figure - Yoruba - Nigeria
  • Female figure - Yoruba - Nigeria
  • Female figure - Yoruba - Nigeria
  • Female figure - Yoruba - Nigeria

Female figure Yoruba Nigeria

The Yoruba in early African art

African statue representing a female character, arms along the body.

There are many details that suggest that this is an important figure. The Yoruba are very well known in African art, which is the popular variation of court art from the Benin kingdom known for its bronzes (statues, masks, heads, horsemen,...).

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Data sheet

Presumed dating
Circa 1960
Size
43 x 16 cm
Ethnic group
Yoruba
Material(s)
Wood
Country
Nigeria
Origin
Tribal art collection Belgium

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