Male Torso/Dyak Torso/Man 1931-32

Dora Gordine, Dyak/Headhunter/Man, bronze, 1931-2

Dora Gordine, Male Torso/Dyak Torso/Man, bronze, 1931-32, 129.9 x 47.6 x 41.4 cm. Cast by Valsuani. The model was an indigenous tribesman from Borneo. His identity is unknown. The bronze was exhibited under several different titles. Dyak is a generic term, used from the nineteenth century to describe various inland and river-dwelling tribespeople of Borneo.

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