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Timeline of Art History: "The Buli Master: Stool (1979.290)". New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. (October 2006)

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Published Resources

Links with shelf numbers refer to WATSONLINE, the online library catalog of the Museum. Photocopies of each source reference are available in the Goldwater Library. Certain electronic resources are accessible within the museum or with an approved remote connection.

  • Fagg, William. “A Master Sculptor of the Eastern Congo.” Man, Vol. 48 (Apr. 1948), p. 36-38. [A M226 v. 48 or Online]
  • Flam, Jack D. “The Symbolic Structure of BaLuba Caryatid Stools.” African Arts, Vol. 4, no. 2 (Winter 1971), pp. 54-59, 80. (A A2583 v. 4 or Online)
  • Maret, Pierre de; Nicole Dery, and Cathy Murdoch. “The Luba Shankadi Style.” African Arts, Vol. 7, no. 1 (Autumn 1973), p. 9-15, 88. (A A2583 v. 7 or Online)
  • Reefe, Thomas Q. The Rainbow and the Kings: A History of the Luba Empire to 1891. Berkeley, 1981. [O6FL R32]
    • Pp. 23-63, 212-216.
  • Tatum, Steven E. “Luba Sculpture in the Stanley Collection.” Master’s Thesis, University of Iowa, August, 1986. [O6FL T22]
    • Pp. 17-32 “Luba Sculptures,” p. 62-68, “Stools.”

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