Danse des Negres dans L’Isle de St. Dominique

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A couple dance together under a lush tree with large fruit hanging from its branches. They are accompanied by two men playing instruments, a drum and tambourine as one woman claps along to the music. Others, including a small girl, stand and converse.

  • Printmaker: Ruotte, Louis Charles, 1754-1806, printmaker.
  • Title: Danse des Negres dans L’Isle de St. Dominique [graphic] = A Negroes dance in the Island of St. Dominica / A. Brunias pinx. ; L.C. Ruotte direx.
  • Publication: Se vend a Paris : Chez Depeuille, rue St. Denis, la boutique attenant St. Jacques l’Hopital, et au Palais Royal au Pavillon prè€s le bassin, [approximately 1778]

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Acquired February 2023

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