Asked by Irene Musselwhite on Jul 07, 2024

Which African figural type is thought to have been inspired by Christian Madonna-and-Child imagery?

A) Igbo mbari
B) Chokwe Chibinda
C) Dan spoons
D) Yombe pfemba

Christian Madonna-And-Child

Iconographic representations in Christian art depicting the Virgin Mary holding the infant Jesus Christ, symbolizing maternal love and Christian themes.

Yombe Pfemba

A type of sculpture produced by the Yombe people of Central Africa, often depicting motherhood and the maternal figure.

  • Comprehend the cultural and symbolic meanings attached to traditional African art artifacts.
  • Understand the effects of colonialism on African communities as demonstrated by artistic expressions.