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Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Property from the Estate of Bram and Elaine Goldsmith

Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Property from the Estate of Bram and Elaine Goldsmith

Songye Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo


Height: 37 in (94 cm)

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Pierre Dartevelle, Brussels, acquired in Sankuru Province in 1973
Bram and Elaine Goldsmith, Beverly Hills, acquired from the above on November 7, 1975
François Neyt, Songye. La redoubtable statuaire Songye d’Afrique centrale, Antwerp, 2004, p. 185, cat. no. 151
François Neyt, Songye: The Formidable Statuary of Central Africa, Antwerp, 2004, p. 185, cat. no. 151
Valérie Dartevelle and Valentine Plisnier, Pierre Dartevelle et les arts premiers. Mémoire et continuité, Brussels, 2021, vol. II, p. 455, fig. 594
Valérie Dartevelle and Valentine Plisnier, Pierre Dartevelle and Tribal Art: Memory and Continuity, Brussels, 2021, vol. II, p. 455, fig. 594