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PENDE MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
33
PENDE MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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New York

PENDE MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

Provenance

Collected before the second World War by Ari Guillaume
Pierre Loos, Brussels, acquired from the estate of the above
Michael Oliver, New York, acquired from the above in ca. 1979
Robert Rubin, New York, acquired from the above on June 30, 1986

Exhibited

Museum for African Art, New York, To Cure and Protect: Sickness and Health in African Art, February 7 - August 31, 1997; additional venue:
National Museum of Health and Medicine, Washington, D.C., February 18 - August 23, 1999
Museum for African Art, New York, Material Differences: Art and Identity in Africa, April 10 - August 15, 2003; additional venues:
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, September 17, 2004 - January 2, 2005
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, April 2 - June 19, 2005
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, Primitivism Revisited: After the End of an Idea, December 15, 2006 - January 27, 2006

Literature

John McKesson, "La Collection de Robert Rubin", Arts d'Afrique Noire, no. 71, Autumn 1989, p. 13
Frank Herreman, To Cure and Protect: Sickness and Health in African Art, New York, 1997, p. 20, cat. 9
Frank Herreman, Material Differences: Art and Identity in Africa, New York, 2003, p. 29, cat. 19
Roberta Smith, "Medium and Message Unite in African Objects", The New York Times, April 25, 2003, Weekend Fine Arts and Leisure 

The Robert Rubin Collection of African Art

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New York