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Nias, Indonesia

Adu zatua : male figure [Standing male figure with elongated headdress (adu zatua)] early 20th century Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood
Dimensions: 21.0 h x 5.4 w x 4.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Max Ernst Collection, purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1879
Provenance:
  • bought by Max Ernst from early 1940s;
  • by descent to his widow, Dorothea Tanning, in 1976;
  • to Douglas Ewing, New York, in 1983;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, October 1985