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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 12 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches (30.8 x 24.8 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.79
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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Subject Terms costume | Creole | freedom | genre subject | gesture | hills | landscape | man | shawls | trees | women
Place Represented West Indies

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 : Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global

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