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Caban group

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Luce Artist Biography

The Caban group was a family of santeros (carvers of wooden saints),who worked in Puerto Rico throughout most of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They created and restored small carved statues of saints (santos), which were used in worship. The Caban family's workshop was located in the town of Camuy, but craftsmen worked in the same style in communities throughout the island.