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Agostino Brunias, 1728–1796

Market Day, Roseau, Dominica

Former Title(s):

Linen Market, Dominica [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

ca. 1780
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
14 x 18 1/4 inches (35.6 x 46.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boy | building | canopy | chair | children | costume | Creole | drums (membranophones) | genre subject | girl | linen (material) | market (event) | men | merchants | produce stands | selling | stalls | street | table | tent | town | toy | women
Associated Places:
Dominica | Lesser Antilles | Roseau | West Indies
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Wilde Americk - Discovery and Exploration of the New World, 1500-1850 (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-09-27 - 2001-09-27) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Mia L. Bagneris, Agostino Brunias : Capturing the Carribean [sic] (c. 1770-1800), , Robilant + Voena, London, UK, 2010, pp. 10.12, fig. 4, NJ18 B84652 +B34 2010 Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Mia L. Bagneris, Colouring the Caribbean : Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2018, p. 197, fig. 52, NJ18.B84652 B34 2018 (YCBA) [YCBA]

David Bindman, The History of British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2008, p. 106, N6761 +H57 2008 Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Douglas Catterall, Women in port, gendering communities, economies, and social networks in Atlantic port cities, 1500-1800 , Brill, Leiden, 2012, front cover, HQ1818.85 .W6596X 2012 (LC) (SML) [ORBIS]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 44-45, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

John Crowley, Imperial landscapes, Britains's global visual culture 1745-1820 , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 118, fig. 140, N8214.5 G7 C76 2011 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Dror Wharman, Making of the Modern Self : Identity and English Culture in the Eighteenth Century, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2004, pp. 214-15, fig.32, DA485 .W34 2004 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Elisabeth Fairman, Wilde Americk : Discovery and Exploration of the New World, , New Haven, 2001, p.15, V 0857 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Kay Dian Kriz, Slavery, sugar, and the culture of refinement: picturing the British West Indies, 1700-1840, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 38, N8214.5.W38 K75 2008 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Felicity Nussbaum, The Global Eighteenth Century, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md., 2003, pp. 204-206, fig.13.6, D287 G56 2003 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Leonora Sansay, Secret History, or, The Horrors of St. Domingo, Broadview Press, Peterborough, ON, 2007, ??, PS2769 .S43x 2007 (SML) [ORBIS]

Beth Fowkes Tobin, Colonizing nature, the tropics in British arts and letters, 1760-1820 , Academy, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2005, ??, PR129 T76 T63 2005 (YCBA) Also available online - Project Muse (ORBIS) [YCBA]

Beth Fowkes Tobin, Picturing Imperial Power : Colonial Subjects in Eighteenth Century British Painting, Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, 1999, p. 160, ND466 759 1999 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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