A Bamana Maternity
A Bamana Maternity, sitting on a stool, large blockshaped feet, short bent legs, ending uo in in prominent buttocks, holding two children on her knees, the oval head framed by three pigtails, around the neck and hips strings of cloth; blackened, partly shiny patina.
Lit.: Jean-Paul Colleyn: Bamana: The Art of Existence in Mali, Museum for African Art, New York 2001; Jean-Paul Colleyn: Bamana. Visions of Africa, Milan 2009; Sara C. Brett-Smith: The Making of Bamana Sculpture. Creativity and Gender,Cambridge University Press 1994.
1.600 - 2.000,- Euro
Height: 79 cm
Weight: 7,9 kg