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Creator:
Print made by Agostino Brunias, 1728–1796, Italian, active in Britain (1758–70; 1777-80s)
after Agostino Brunias, 1728–1796, Italian, active in Britain (1758–70; 1777-80s)
Title:

The Barbadoes Mulatto Girl

Additional Title(s):

The Barbados Mulatto Girl

Barbadoes Mulatto

Date:
1779
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 9/16 x 12 5/8 inches (49.7 x 32 cm), Plate: 12 5/16 x 9 5/16 inches (31.3 x 23.7 cm), and Image: 8 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches (22.3 x 17.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower center: [coat of arms] | "THE BARBADOES MULATTO GIRL | This Plate is Dedicated to John Geo,, Felton Esqr,, | by his most Obliged and devoted Servt,, A,, Brunias. | London, Pubd,, as the Act directs, July 1st, 1779, by the Proprietor, N67, Broad Street, Soho."; lower right: "A,, Brunias pinxt,, et sculpt,,"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11131
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baskets | Caribbean | cloth | dress | earrings | food | fruit | genre subject | gesture | girl | gown | house | jewelry | landscape | necklace | nude | path | shirt | star | stripes | trousers | turbans | women
Associated Places:
Barbados | North and Central America
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30565
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Mia L. Bagneris, Colouring the Caribbean : Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2018, p. 224, fig. 62, ND623 B825 B34 2018 (HAAS)

Mia L. Bagneris, Colouring the Caribbean : Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2018, p. 224, fig. 62, NJ18.B84652 B34 2018 (YCBA)

David Bindman, The Image of the Black in Western Art : From the " Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition, , vol. 3, part 3, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2010, pp. 274-75, fig. 265, N8232 +.I42 2010 Vol. 3,Part 3 Oversize (YCBA) Citations are to Vol. 3, Part 3


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