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Portrait of a Young Woman

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Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume III: From the “Age of...
In the eighteenth century black people became an increasingly familiar part of the urban scene, especially in northern European countries and North America. Those who inhabited the fluid world of the city were, with few exceptions, either slaves or former slaves or descended from an ancestor freed from service. In all but a few cases they were at the least privileged end of society, obliged to...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.171-206

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