Lot 108: Grassfields Mask
October 22, 2016
Bruxelles, BelgiumLive Auction
Wood - 35,6 cm Cameroon
Provenance: The Harry A. Franklin Collection, Los Angeles Sotheby's, The Harry A. Franklin Family collection, 21 April 1990, Lot 142 Acquired from above
Published: Northern Tamara. The art of Cameroon, Washington D.C.: Smithsonian institute, 1984, p.161, fig. 94.
Northern, Tamara. Expressions of Cameroon Art: The Harry A. Franklin Collection, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, 1986, p.52, fig 38
Sacks Leslie J., Passions - Modern and African Art - A Collection, Sacks Editions, Johannesburg, 1990, p.5
African Art, from the Leslie Sacks Collection, Refined Eye Passionate Heart, Skira 2013, p.116-117
Exhibited: The Art of Cameroon, National Museum of National History, Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service, Washington D.C., 1 February - 17 of June 1984
Additional venues: Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 28 July - 9 September 1984 New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans 6 October - 25 November 1984 Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, 9 March- 16 June 1985
Expressions of Cameroon Art: The Harry A. Franklin Collection, Los Angeles, 1 February - 15 November 1986
Additional venues: Baltimore, 1 June- 6 September 1986; Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, 5 October - 3 January 1987; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, 6 June - 4 September 1988; Flint institue of arts Flint, 3 October 1988 - 8 January 1989; Palo Alto Cultural center, Palo Alto, 7 October - 31 December 1989.