Full figure of Portuguese warrior, holds mace, cap with two feathers, flowing hair, beard, wears skirt, sword, three rosettes in background, chased surface with floral motif, figure also shows elaborate surface treatment.
Prior to 1953, provenance not yet documented; before 1953, Julius Carlebach, New York; by 1953, acquired by Millicent A. Rogers; 1953, Millicent A. Rogers to Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, by descent; 1956, gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos to Brooklyn Museum.
Exhibition HistoryExhibition History
Brooklyn Museum, "Double Take: African Innovations," Long-term Installation, October 29, 2014 - March 19, 2017. Brooklyn Museum, "African Innovations," Long-term Installation, August 12, 2011 - September 28, 2014. Brooklyn Museum, “Arts of Africa,” Long-term Installation, May 24, 2001 - June 26, 2011. Brooklyn Museum, "Arts of Africa," Long-term Installation, March 9, 1995 - 2001. Brooklyn Museum, Long-term Installation, 1976 - 1982.
Siegmann, William C., Kevin D. Dumouchelle and Joseph Adande. African Art: a Century at the Brooklyn Museum. New York, NY: Prestel, 2009, cat. 46, 134-35.Tenenbaum, Frieda, and Edward Bryant. African Sculpture. New York, NY: Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1958, fig. 15.