Vua Kusu-Battetela Defending a Woman Against an Arab. Detail.
19th c African (Central) Beaux-Arts Sculpture
(1862 - 1938)
Painted plaster; fabric
Molded; painted; dressed
Tervuren. Belgium. Musée Royal d'Afrique Centrale.
The figures were prepared for the Exposition of 1897. Clothing was added to make them appear more life-like.