From 9/20 through 9/23, visitors may only enter through the John R entrance. All other entrances, plus the museum grounds, Kirby St and Farnsworth St will be closed during this time for Concours d'Elegance.

Figure/Shango, early 20th century

  • Yoruba, African

Carved wood with traces of pigment

Bequest of Sophie Pearlstein


Sophie Pearlstein (Southfield, Michigan, USA)

2020-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Yoruba, African, Figure/Shango, early 20th century, carved wood with traces of pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Sophie Pearlstein, 2019.209.