Lot 121: Yombe Female Figure
October 22, 2016
Bruxelles, BelgiumLive Auction
Wood, pigments, glass and cloth - 28,3 cm D.R. Congo
Provenance: Alain de Monbrison, Paris Lee and Dona Bronson, Los Angeles Sotheby's New York, November 20, 1990 Pace Primitive, New York
Published: Cornet, joseph, A survey of Zairian art: the Bronson collection Raleigh: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1978, p.35, fig.6.
Lehuard, Raoul, Art Bakongo: Les centres de style, Arnouville, 1989, vol. l., p. 252 fig D 7-2-1.
A collection of African Figures, New York: Pace Primitive 2007, p.29-30.
African Art, from the Leslie Sacks Collection, Refined Eye Passionate Heart, Skira 2013, p.96-97
Exhibited: A survey of Zairian Art: the Bronson Collection, Raleigh: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1978
Additional venues: Museum of Art Washington D.C., 1978; Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, 1978-1979. A Collection of African Figures, Pace Primitive, New York