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The Galerie Monbrison was founded in 1981 by Alain de Monbrison and his brothers Marc and Emmanuel. Specializing in the arts of Africa and Oceania, the gallery cultivates strong links with major European and American museums. Its clientele includes international collectors as well as important private and public institutions.

Contact

2 rue des Beaux-Arts, 75006 Paris
Phone: +33 (0)1 46 34 05 20
courrier@monbrison.com
www.monbrison.com

Marka Bamana mask

Mali

Wood and brass
Height: 36 cm

PROVENANCE
James Joe collection, Los Angeles

EXHIBITION / PUBLICATION
Claremont, Scripps College, African Negro Art, 20 February – 15 March 1951, n°39
Houston, Museum of Fines Arts,Totems not Taboo, 26 February-  29 March 1959, reproduced in French Sudan section
New York, The Museum of Primitive Art, Bambara Sculpture from the Western Sudan, 1960, introduced by  Robert Goldwater, page 61, n°108

Price on request

Ti Wara headdress

Mali

Wood
Height: 90 cm

PROVENANCE
Simone de Monbrison collection, Paris, before 1970
Private collection, France

Price on request

Kuba Bwoom mask

Democratic Republic of Congo

Wood, pigments
Height: 35 cm

PROVENANCE
Niono collection, Paris
Hans Hess collection, Basel
Edouard Hess collection, Basel

EXHIBITION
Cannes, Arts d’Afrique et d’Océanie,
6 July – 29 September 1957
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Die Kunst von Schwarz Afrika,
31 October – 10 February 1971

Price on request

© Vincent Girier-Dufournier

Contact

2 rue des Beaux-Arts, 75006 Paris
Phone: +33 (0)1 46 34 05 20
courrier@monbrison.com
www.monbrison.com