Chokwe Standing Figure mwanangana

Chokwe Standing Chieftain Figure - now in the collection of the Private Collection - image 1

Chokwe peoples, Angola
Height: 38 cm

René Rasmussen, Paris
Loudmer et al, Paris
Count Jean-Jacques de Launoit, Brussels

Selected Exhibition History
21 February-26 April 1987, Richmond, VA, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Perspectives: Angles on African Art
13 October 1988-25 February 1989, Paris, Musée Dapper, Art et Mythologie-Figures Tshokwe
21 September 2011-29 January 2012, New York, Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures

Selected Publication History
Michel Leiris and Jacqueline Delange, Afrique Noire : La Création Plastique, Paris, 1967, p 351, fig 412
Pierre Meauzé, African Art: Sculpture, London, 1968, fig 135
Marie-Louise Bastin, La Sculpture Tshokwe, Meudon, 1982, p 118, fig 61
Susan Vogel, Ed., Perspectives: Angles on African Art, New York, 1987, cat 121
Warren M. Robbins and Nancy Ingram Nooter, African Art in American Collections, Washington, D.C., 1989, p 391, fig 995
Alisa LaGamma, Helden: Ein Neuer Blick auf die Kunst Afrikas, Zurich, 2012, p 191, cat 168

Acquired from Entwistle by
Private Collection