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Ratton

Kuyu sculpture

Kuyu sculpture
Polychrome wood
Democratic Republic of the Congo
H 65 cm
Provenance: collected by Aristide Courtois before 1938; Charles Ratton's collection, Paris; collection Madeleine Meunier, Paris, before 1964
Literature: Bénézech, 'So called Kuyu carvings', African Arts, Vol. XXII, n° 1, 1988, p. 55 ill. 4; Bénézech, 'L'art des Kouyou-Mbochi de la République Populaire du Congo', artistic tradition and history, Thesis of art anthropology, University Paris 1 Sorbonne, 1989, Vol. 4, p. 569, n° 4

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