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Hugh Honour
 
Honour, Hugh
Honour, Hugh
United States of America
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The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to World War I, Part 1: Slaves and Liberators
This volume is devoted to images of blacks in Western art from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth, approximately one hundred fifty years of continuity and radical change in ideas about both blacks and art. It begins in the period of the Enlightenment, that supremely optimistic and self-confident expression of European civilization, and of the American Revolution, with its...
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The most conspicuous image of a black in Paris, and also one of the most beautiful, is on a fountain at the focal point of a public garden laid out, between the Observatoire and the Jardins du Luxembourg, as part of the Haussmannization of the city ...
The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to World War I, Part 1: Slaves and Liberators
During the closing decades of the eighteenth century, years of revolutionary convulsions on both sides of the Atlantic, not only in politics but in all walks of life and thought and art as well, the ways in which blacks were regarded underwent profound and far-reaching changes ...