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Equestrian figure


Artist Unknown


about 1450

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G250
Equestrian figure, Artist Unknown
Equestrian Figure: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood
Size: 28 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (71.8 x 17.1 x 26cm) (overall)3 x 6 x 7 1/2 in. (7.6 x 15.2 x 19.1cm) (base)
Creation Place: Africa, Mali, Sahel region
Culture: Africa, Mali, Sahel region
Style: 15th century
Physical Description: Bowman riding a horse both set on a hollowed spherical support. Radio carbon dated to 945-1235 A.D.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Aimée Mott Butler Charitable Trust, Anne S. Dayton, Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. Dayton, Mr. and Mrs. William N. Driscoll, Clarence G. Frame and Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Morrison
Accession Number: 83.168
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: February 28, 2009