With forty major loans, including paintings, engravings, lithographs, watercolors, sculpture, and decorative arts, this new volume studies the way in which the visual arts in Europe perceived, or imagined, the black figure during the "long" nineteenth century (ca.1750-1914).
Susan H. Libby is Professor of art history at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Her research interests are the visual and material culture of French Caribbean slavery.
Adrienne L. Childs is an independent scholar and curator. She is an associate of the W.E.B Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. Her interests are in the relationship between race and representation in European and Ame