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

West Indian Man of Color, Directing Two Carib Women with a Child

Former Title(s):

Three Caribs, Once Carrying a Load in his Back [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 12 x 9 7/8 inches (30.5 x 25.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.80
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
Carib | child | costume | genre subject | gesture | laborers | landscape | man | nude | trees | walking | women | workers
Associated Places:
Caribbean | West Indies
Access:
On view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:590
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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.22, available online via Proquest

Mia L. Bagneris, Agostino Brunias : Capturing the Carribean [sic] (c. 1770-1800), , Robilant + Voena, London, UK, 2010, pp. 10, 11, fig. 3, 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. 74, fig. 15, ND623 B825 B34 2018 (HAAS)

Mia L. Bagneris, Colouring the Caribbean : Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2018, p. 74, fig. 15, NJ18.B84652 B34 2018 (YCBA)

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)


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