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The Oath of the Ancestors

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Description: The Oath of the Ancestors
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Description: From San Juan to Paris and Back: Francisco Oller and Caribbean Art in the Era of...
~From the beginning of his artistic formation in San Juan in the 1850s, Francisco Oiler developed a distinguished career as a landscapist, portraitist, and painter of still lifes, genre paintings, and history paintings. His work is varied, and his styles developed gradually as he studied with a local master in Puerto Rico and, later, in...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.9-44
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00261.002
Description: Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today
~In late 1862, Édouard Manet (1832–1883) noted in his studio carnet that a model he described as “Laure, très belle négresse” (“Laure, very beautiful black woman”) sat for a portrait in his rue...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.7-83
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00239.002
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume III: From the “Age of...
The purchase of slaves in Africa was, as we have seen, infrequently depicted in the eighteenth century. But the acquisition of slaves was only the initial stage of the process of enslavement. From Africa the slaves were transported in large numbers in ships adapted for the purpose to colonies—the dreaded Middle Passage—and if they survived the journey, they were put to work on...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.241-305
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00142.012

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