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BWA PLANK MASK, BURKINA FASO
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 28,125 USD
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BWA PLANK MASK, BURKINA FASO
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 28,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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New York

BWA PLANK MASK, BURKINA FASO

Provenance

Jay C. Leff, Uniontown, 1960s
Sotheby's New York, October 10, 1975, lot 161
Robert Rubin, New York, acquired at the above auction

Exhibited

Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, The Art of Black Africa: Collection of Jay C. Leff, October 24, 1969 - January 18, 1970
The Mary and Leigh Block Art Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Wild Spirits, Strong Medicine: African Art and the Wilderness, September 21 - November 22, 1989; additional venues:
The Lowe Art Museum, The University of Miami, Miami, December 14, 1989 - January 28, 1990
The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, February 18 - April 30, 1990
The Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, September 15 - December 1, 1990
Museum for African Art, New York, Material Differences, Art and Identity in Africa, April 10 - October 6, 2003; additional venues:
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, September 17, 2004 - January 2, 2005
Sacramento, Crocker Art Museum, April 2 - June 19, 2005
Sean Kelley Gallery, New York, Primitivism Revisited: After the End of an Idea, December 15, 2006 - January 27, 2007

Literature

Carnegie Institute, The Art of Black Africa: Collection of Jay C. Leff, Pittsburgh, 1969, cat. 50
Martha G. Anderson and Christine Mullen Kreamer, Wild Spirits, Strong Medicine: African Art and the Wilderness, New York, p. 117
Frank Herreman, Material Differences: Art and Identity in Africa, New York, 2003, p. 30, cat. 20

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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New York