Modern Ghanaian Wood Sculpture of a Man Reading a Book, "Reader"
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He rests his cheek on his hand in a thoughtful pose as he ponders the pages of an open book. Eric Danquah depicts a strong and muscular man in an abstracted sese wood portrait. The beautiful sculpture sits on a base enveloped in aluminum repoussé.
Eric Danquah has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to purchase wood as well as sandpaper, polish and wood stain for increased production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.