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Female Figure


Artist Unknown (Longuda (?))


early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Female Figure, Artist Unknown (Longuda (?))
Female Figure: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Terracotta
Size: 25 7/8 x 8 9/16 x 9 9/16 in. (65.7 x 21.8 x 24.3 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Culture: Longuda (?), Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: standing female figure with thin, stylized arms at sides and hands on belly; row of vertical loops at waist with teardrop shaped loops hanging down; row of loops at chest; knob at center of back; knoblike nose, gaping mouth, eyes just below textured hat
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Bob Ulrich and Jill Dahlin
Accession Number: 99.167.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009