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

A Leeward Islands Carib family outside a Hut

Former Title(s):

Three Caribsoutside a Native Hut [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 12 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches (30.8 x 24.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.78
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
boy | Carib | child | costume | family | hut | man | nude | pipe | smoke | straw | women
Associated Places:
Leeward Islands | Lesser Antilles | West Indies
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:588
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Amanda Michaela Bagneris, Coloring the Caribbean : Agostino Brunias and the Painting of Race in the British West Indes, 1765-1800 [PhD Dissertation, Harvard University], Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009, fig.13, available online via Proquest

Mia L. Bagneris, Agostino Brunias : Capturing the Carribean [sic] (c. 1770-1800), , Robilant + Voena, London, UK, 2010, p. 9-10, fig. 2, NJ18 B84652 +B34 2010 Oversize (YCBA)

Mia L. Bagneris, Colouring the Caribbean : Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2018, p. 59, fig. 10, ND623 B825 B34 2018 (HAAS)

Mia L. Bagneris, Colouring the Caribbean : Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2018, p. 59, fig. 10, NJ18.B84652 B34 2018 (YCBA)

Steeve O. Buckridge, African Lace - Bark in the Caribbean : The Construction of Race, Class and Gender, London, New York, 2016, p. 31, fig. 1.2, GN432 B84 2016

Malcolm Cormack, A 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)

Deborah Cullen, Caribbean: Art at the Crossroads of the World, , El Museo del Barrio, New York, 2012, N6591 .C375 2012 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 81, N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

Tom L. Freudenheim, Tropical Ambition, Wall Street Journal, v. 260, New York, New York, August 9, 2012, p. D6, Available Online: Proquest Digital Microfilm Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition

Kay Dian Kriz, Slavery, sugar, and the culture of refinement: picturing the British West Indies, 1700-1840, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 47, N8214.5.W38 K75 2008 (LC) (YCBA)

Felicity Nussbaum, The Global Eighteenth Century, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md., 2003, p.201, fig.13.4, D287 G56 2003 (YCBA)

Andrew Jackson O'Shaugnessy, An Empire Divided : the American Revolution and the British Caribbean, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000, ??, F2131 074X 2000 (SML)

Prospects of Empire : slavery and ecology in eighteenth-century Atlantic Britain : an exhibition at the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, 20 October 2014 through May 1, 2015, Yale University Library, New Haven, CT, 2015, p. 19, no. 3, V 2578 (YCBA)


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