List of illustrations

  • Possibly Fath Khan, son of Malik Ambar
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Adoration of the Magi, detail
  • Livret des emblems, image headed "Impossible
  • Emblematum liber, fol. E3r
  • Letter E
  • Altarpiece
  • Triptych
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Adoration of the Magi, central panel of triptych
  • Adoration of the Magi, detail
  • Seven Joys of Mary
  • Seven Joys of Mary
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Portrait of Katharina
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • The Adoration of the Kings
  • Adoration of the Kings, detail
  • Nativity
  • The Temptation of St. Anthony
  • The Temptation of St. Anthony, detail
  • Martyrdom of Saints Simon and Jude
  • The Nativity at Night
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • The Adoration of the Kings
  • Sheet of Studies
  • Study for woodcut
  • Adoration of the Kings
  • Adoration of the Kings, detail
  • Miracle of the True Cross
  • Miracle of the True Cross, detail
  • Hunting on the Lagoon
  • Miracle at the Bridge of San Lorenzo
  • Miracle at the Bridge of San Lorenzo, detail
  • Triumph of St. George
  • Venetian Ambassadors in Damascus
  • Diana of Ephesus (Leo)
  • The Assassination of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, the Duke of Milan
  • Italia io sono tiamata (Italy cleaned by 'Il Moro')
  • Laura Dianti
  • Black magus
  • The Journey of the Magi
  • Triptych of the Madonna with Child and Saints (Carità triptychs)
  • Pesaro Altarpiece, detail
  • The Drunkenness of Noah, copy after Moisè del Castellazzo and daughters
  • Christ in Glory
  • World map, from a manuscript atlas for Emperor Charles V
  • Lazarus and Dives
  • Lazarus and Dives, detail
  • Three singers and a lutenist
  • St. Lucy Before the Magistrate, detail
  • Portrait of a Man in Armor with Two Pages
  • Fabricio Salvaressa
  • Portrait of a Man and His Servant
  • Diana and Actaeon
  • Diana and Actaeon, detail
  • Three Fates
  • Wedding Feast at Cana
  • Wedding Feast at Cana, detail
  • Feast in the House of Levi
  • Feast in the House of Levi, detail
  • Martyrdom of St. Justine
  • Triumph of Venice
  • Ducale commissione of Tommaso Morosini
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Head of a Black African
  • Preaching of St. John the Baptist
  • Preaching of St. John the Baptist
  • La Madonna del Rosario (Madonna of the Rosary)
  • Kneeling Devotees of the Madonna
  • Black African couple
  • Bust of a black African woman
  • Black African Diana
  • Nature is beautiful for its variety
  • Homer and the Fishermen
  • The Merry Company
  • Baptism of St. Clement
  • Antonio Manuel, Marquis of Ne Vunda
  • Pope Paul V and Antonio Manuel, Marquis of Ne Vunda
  • Antonio Manuel, Marquis of Ne Vunda
  • Antonio Manuel, Marquis of Ne Vunda, in European dress
  • Antonio Manuel, Marquis of Ne Vunda
  • Ethiopian Envoy
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • St. Francis giving his belt to St. Louis, with Pop Innocent III and Benedict of Palermo
  • Candida Praecordia
  • Musical Concert
  • Group Portrait of Doge Agostino Doria with His Family and Servants
  • Group Portrait of Doge Agostino Doria with His Family and Servants, detail
  • Giulia d'Este
  • The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to Solomon
  • The blind woman of Pratolino, Domenica dalle Cascine, and Pietro Moro
  • Monument of the Four Moors, also known as Monument to Ferdinand I
  • Monument of the Four Moors, also known as Monument to Ferdinand I, detail
  • Rio de la Plata, from the Fountain of the Four Rivers
  • Tomb of Doge Giovanni Pesaro
  • Tomb of Doge Giovanni Pesaro, detail
  • Two of four Moorish slavesin front of the palace. Illustration for Amedeo di Castellamonte, "La Venaria Reale, Palazzo di Piacere e di caccia" (Turin, 1674), fig. 9
  • Globe Supported by a Black African
  • African Youth
  • Sleeping black cabin boy
  • A Friar Approaches the Black Boy and His Guardians
  • Chessbook of Alfonso X the Wise
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Allegory of the Immaculate Conception
  • Joanna of Austria with a Black Page
  • Physiognomic table
  • A Jesuit Missionary Baptizing Blacks
  • A Kitchen Maid
  • Dress of Morisco women of Granada
  • The Adoration of the Magi
  • Adoration of the Magi, detail
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • Adoration of the Magi, detail
  • St. Benedict of Palermo
  • St. Benedict of Palermo
  • Portrait of Juan de Pareja
  • Self-portrait
  • The Calling of St. Matthew
  • The Calling of St. Matthew, detail
  • Black trumpeter, detail of the Westminister Tournament Roll
  • The Life of Sir Henry Unton
  • The Life of Sir Henry Unton, detail
  • The Drake Jewel
  • Portrait of Abd el-Ouahed ben Messaoud ben Mohammed Anoun, Moorish Ambassador to Queen Elizabeth I
  • Illustration for Titus Andronicus
  • Costume design for a daughter of Niger from "The Masque of Blackness" by Ben Jonson
  • King Charles I of England and His Wife, Queen Henrietta Maria, as Apollo and Diana
  • King Charles I of England and His Wife, Queen Henrietta Maria, as Apollo and Diana, detail
  • Venetia, Lady Digby
  • Charles I and Henrietta Maria Departing for the Chase
  • Portrait of George Gage with two attendants
  • Princess Henrietta of Lorraine
  • Portrait of a young girl (possible Florence Smyth) with a black page
  • Portrait of John, first Lord Byron
  • Prince Rupert of the Rhine
  • Portrait of Charles Seymour, sixth Duke of Somerset
  • Portrait of Sir Thomas Lucy
  • Portrait of a black boy
  • Portrait of Cecil Calvert with his grandson and horseboy
  • Portrait of Frederick Herman, Duke of Schomberg
  • A black youth in the attitude of a groom
  • Portrait of Elizabeth Murray, Lady Tollemache, later Countess of Dysart and Duchess of Lauderdale, with a Black Servant
  • Portrait of Anne, Countess of Exeter, and her brother the Earl of Devonshire
  • Portrait of Charlotte Fitzroy
  • After Peter Lely, "Beauty's Tribute" (Elizabeth Cooper)
  • Portrait of Louise de Kérouaille
  • Portrait of Louise de Kérouaille
  • Sir John Chardin
  • Two Africans
  • Two Drummers
  • Study of a black man
  • Bust of an African woman
  • A Moor
  • The Abduction of Europa
  • The Baptism of the Chamberlain
  • Samson Threatening His Father-in-Law
  • The Visitation
  • Bathsheba
  • The Denial of St. Peter
  • The Beheading of St. John the Baptist
  • Ecce Homo
  • Christ Preaching (The Hundred Gilder Print)
  • The Preaching of St. John
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • The Stoning of St. Stephen
  • Venus of the Night
  • Adoration of the Magi after Peter Paul Rubens
  • Judas Repentant
  • Adoration of the Magi
  • The Denial of St. Peter, after Gerard Seghers
  • Title page
  • Reclining Negress
  • Ecce Homo
  • The Resurrection of Lazarus
  • Chariclea Tending Theagenes
  • Robbers Approaching Chariclea, Who Tends Theagenes, after Crispin de Passe
  • Chariclea Recognized by Her Parents, after Crispin de Passe
  • Robbers Approach Chariclea, Who Tends Theagenes
  • Ethiopian Shepherds Caring for the Infant Chariclea, after Simon Vouet
  • Chariclea Recognized by Her Parents
  • Marriage of Chariclea and Theagenes
  • Chariclea Tending Theagenes
  • Chariclea Tending Theagenes, Spied on by Robbers
  • Hydaspes and Persina Making Love
  • Robbers Encircling Chariclea and the Unconscious Theagenes
  • Chariclea Recognized by Her Parents
  • Theagenes Wrestling the Ethiopian Giant
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The Image of the Black in Western Art was conceived by the late Dominique Schlumberger de Menil (1908–1997) and her husband, John (1904–1973), fifty years ago. The de Menils were known internationally for their patronage of artists such as René Magritte and Max Ernst as early as the 1930s, and eventually for the size and range of their art collection. Their passion for...
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~What distinctive historical circumstances lay behind the European representation of blacks in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries? The first and the most obvious one is the rise of the European slave trade, which began with the Portuguese in the fifteenth century and became of great economic importance to many European countries, especially England and...
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He is the anomaly even in a place usually allocated to anomalies: a native of the continent not yet called America, offering a gift to the Christ Child in a picture of the Epiphany ...
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The long and complex historical record of Italian interactions with and attitudes toward people of black African descent does not reveal any abrupt fissure or profound transformation in the years around 1500 ...
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The Spanish contribution to the formation of the Western image of the black, and of the European phenomenology of blackness, is not without paradoxes ...
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The first possible representation in Britain in the modern age of a black person is to be found in a stained-glass panel of the Adoration of the Magi in the north nave aisle of Great Malvern Priory Church which dates from the late fifteenth century ...
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Rembrandt’s Two Africans is the iconic representation of black subjects from the Netherlands of the seventeenth century ...
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Within the larger theme of black Africans in European art of the seventeenth century, the reception of the fourth-century novel by Heliodorus of Emesa, the Aethiopika, or
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