Masterpieces of African art are today recognised as being amongst the world’s greatest art treasures. The majority was created by anonymous artists who did not sign their work. Concerned with the question of artistic individuality among African sculptors, art historians have attempted to identify the particular characteristics of individual ‘master-hands’. Join Marguerite de Sabran, Head of Department, Paris, as she shares the story of this Luba female caryatid stool by the “Master of Buli”.
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