Nigeria: Fulani Woman on oil on canvas

Ajilo's oil on canvas painting of a Fulani woman: “This is a famous representation of African art. Virtually all artists from West Africa have one time or the other being inspired to create a painting from this concept of the Fulani women north of the Niger. The reason for this is not far fetched. It is embedded in the culture of African tradition of load carrying on the head. From logs of wood, to basins of water, calabashes etc…”

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