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OBJETS INTERDITS (Forbidden Objects). Musee Dapper, Paris, 1989. Organized and published by Fondation Dapper, Paris. 376 pp. with 128 ills. (49 col.) and foldout map. 33 x 25 cm. ISBN 2906067091 In French.
Presents some 40 ritual sculptures from the Congo region and four substantial essays examining the artworks and the 17th-century European view of Africa. A very lengthy excerpt from Dutch humanist Olfert Dapper's influential treatise on African cultures (1668, French edition 1686) is featured.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Africa
Plans: 50
Worldwide Number: 022497
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