Le Mariage des Nègres


Published by Paris, 1795
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Stipple engraving, with etching and mezzotint, 17 by 20¾ inches. Light mat stain, small tape remnants on verso. Very good. An idealized African scene An idealized image of life in Africa, produced as part of early anti-slavery campaigning during the French Republic. A finely-detailed depiction of an African village in the midst of a marriage celebration, with the women engaged in conversation and the men dancing in the background while children play. A few village buildings stand in the distance, beneath a large hill. A humanizing and energetic view of African natives. Colibert engraved the image after Freret. Rare. Bookseller Inventory # 29539

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Title: Le Mariage des Nègres

Publisher: Paris

Publication Date: 1795

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