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Creator Agostino Brunias, 1728–1796, Italian, active in Britain (1758–70; 1777-80s)
Title A West Indian Flower Girl and Two other Free Women of Color
Date ca. 1769
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches (31.8 x 24.8 cm) Frame: 17 1/8 × 14 3/8 × 2 1/4 inches (43.5 × 36.5 × 5.7 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.75
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670107
Subject Terms boys | buildings | city | costume | Creole | flower (plant) | flowers (plants) | freedom | genre subject | men | selling | shawls | skirts (garments) | street | women
Place Represented West Indies
Publications

Beth Fowkes Tobin, Colonizing nature, the tropics in British arts and letters, 1760-1820, Academy, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2005, p. 18, PR129 T76 T63 2005 (YCBA) , Also available online - Project Muse (ORBIS)


Mia L. Bagneris, Agostino Brunias : Capturing the Carribean [sic] (c. 1770-1800), , Robilant + Voena, London, UK, 2010, pp. 28, 29-30, fig. 13, NJ18 B84652 +B34 2010 Oversize (YCBA)


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. 5, V 2578 (YCBA)


Amelia Peck, Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500-1800, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, 2013, p.286, NK8806 +.I58 2013 Oversize (YCBA)


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


Beth Fowkes Tobin, Picturing Imperial Power : Colonial Subjects in Eighteenth Century British Painting, Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, 1999, p. 143, 170, ND466 759 1999 (YCBA)


Natasha Alyssa Tinsley, Thiefing Sugar : Reading Eroticism Between Women in Caribbean Literature [PhD Dissertation University of California, Berkeley ], Berkeley, 2003, p.37,40,245, 3121731


Stephanie Lugdiwine Ovide, La Fille de Couler: Styles and Perceptions of Women's Fashion in Guadalupe and Martinique from the 1848 Abolition of Slavery to 1930 [ Master's Thesis, Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York ], Fashion Institute of Technology., State Universty of New York, New York, 1997, pp.7, 15, 36, 67, 72, 80, fig. 9., Available online: ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global


Yvonne Eileen Fabella, Inventing the Creole Citizen : Race, Sexuality, and the Colonial Order in Pre-Revolutionary Saint Domingue [PhD Dissertation, State University of New York at Stony Brook ], Stony Brook, New York, 2008, pp. 236 - 40, Available online: Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global


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, pp.18, 205-06, 215-18, 224,237, available online via Proquest


Harry Newman, The Home Front : The West India Flower Girl, Christian Science Monitor, 38, , August 26, 1946, p.10, Avaialble Online : Proquest Historical Newspapers , Also Available on microfilm : Film An C463 (SML


John Cooper, Imperial Balls : The Arts of Sex, War, and Dancing in India, England, and the Caribbean, 1770-1870 [PhD Dissertation, Yale University ], New Haven, CT, 2015, p. 133, , Available Online : ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global


Sara Hudson, Crossing Stories : Circulating Citizenships in an Americas du Golfe [ PhD Dissertation, Yale University], New Haven, 2011, fig. 7, Film D15149 (LSF) , Also available online: Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global


Steeve O. Buckridge, African Lace - Bark in the Caribbean : The Construction of Race, Class and Gender, London, New York, 2016, p. 65, fig. 2.7, GN432 B84 2016

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