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Creator:
Agostino Brunias, 1728–1796, Italian, active in Britain (1758–70; 1777-80s)
Title:
Free West Indian Creoles in Elegant Dress
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:
B1981.25.79
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
costume | Creole | freedom | genre subject | gesture | hills | landscape | man | shawls | trees | women
Access:
On view
Publications:
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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. 79, available online via Proquest

Kay Dian Kriz, Slavery, sugar, and the culture of refinement: picturing the British West Indies, 1700-1840, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 39, N8214.5.W38 K75 2008 (LC) (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:589
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