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Didier Claes

Nkisi statue
Kongo Yombe, Democratic Republic of Congo
Wood, mirror, pigments
H 29 cm
Provenance: collected in situ between 1926 and 1929 by Dr Albert Collart, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences; Pierre Dartevelle, Belgium, 1988; Vittorio & Marina Mangio, Monza ; James Willis, San Francisco, 2000; Lucien Van de Velde, Belgium; Bernard de Grunne, Belgium; private collection, Belgium
Publications/Exhibitions: Lehuard Raoul, Art Bakongo, les centres de styles, Arnouville, 1989, ill. J 7.1.4; Exh. cat., Bruneaf, Brussels Non European Art Fair X, Brussels, 2000, p. 118; Exh. cat., Tribal Fine Arts, New York, 2008, p.29 #9; Exh. cat., Bakongo, Brussels, June 2011, cover; Tribal Art Magazine, n° 63, 2012, p. 11; Neyt François, Sculptures et formes d'Afrique, Milan: 5 Continents Editions, 2018, pp. 46-47-49, fig 9