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Death of Sardanapalus, sketches for

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Description: Extremities: Painting Empire in Post-Revolutionary France
“Awaiting slavery or death”: The subtitle of Delacroix’s Massacres of Chios makes the centrality of slavery to the Greek cause perfectly clear...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.281-314
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to...
A black man, large as life, holding the reins of a white horse in one hand while he plunges a dagger into its throat with the other, is given great prominence...
PublisherHarvard University Press

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