<em>Male Figure</em>, 19th century. Wood, 17 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (45.1 x 10.8 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Armand and Corice Arman, 1991.169.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.169.5.jpg)

Male Figure

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 17 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (45.1 x 10.8 x 8.3 cm)


Accession Number: 1991.169.5

Image: 1991.169.5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Standing male figure with arms at sides, prominent navel and genitals. Head with hollowed, almond-shaped eyes, wide nose and slightly open mouth. Large, crescent-shaped ears. Thin, engraved lines accentuate the hairline, brows, and clavicle. Condition: Heavily weathered, with numerous vertical cracks, especially on the sides of the torso under the arms. Front portions of both feet missing, numerous small chips to hands. Crack (approx. 0.3 cm wide) to proper left side of head, crack (0.3 cm wide) running down middle of back.

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