MALE FIGURE « ONILE »

  • Nigeria, Yoruba
  • Late 18th – early 19th century
  • Bronze, terra cotta core
  • H. 56 cm
  • Provenance :

• Private collection, acquired around 1975

  • Publications :

• Conde Prado, Joyas del Niger y del Benue, 2003, p. 42, n° 17

• Guardiola, Africa colecciones privadas de Barcelona, 2003, p. 42

• Casanovas et Gaspar, Origines, Artes Primeras. Colecciones  de la Peninsula, 2005, p. 338-339, n° 147

  • Exhibitions :

• Madrid, Museo Casa de la Moneda, Joyas del Niger y del Benue, 16 September – 16 October 2003

• Barcelone, Fundacion Francisco, Africa. Colecciones privadas de Barcelona, 27 February – 30 June 2003

• Madrid, Centro Cultural del Conde Duque, Origines, Artes Primaras. Colecciones de la Peninsula Iberica,19 Octobre 2005 – 8 Janvier 2006

Photo credit : Studio Asselberghs – Frédéric Dehaen