File:Marie-Guillemine Benoist - portrait d'une negresse.jpg

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Marie-Guillemine Benoist: Portrait of a Negress  wikidata:Q1923320 
creator QS:P170,Q118810
Marie-Guillemine Benoist: Portrait of a Negress
English: Portrait of a Negress [sic, official English title].
Français : Portrait d'une négresse [sic].
Italiano: Ritratto di una negra.
Object type painting
Genre portrait
Date 1800
date QS:P571,+1800-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 81 cm (31.8 ″); Width: 65 cm (25.5 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,81U174728;P2049,65U174728
institution QS:P195,Q19675
Current location
Département des Peintures
Accession number
INV. 2508
Exhibition history
English: Painted six years after the abolition of slavery, this picture became a symbol for the emancipation of women and black people. At the time of its title, the word “Negress” wasn't pejorative.
Français : Peint six ans après l'abolition de l'esclavage, cette toile devint un symbole de l'émancipation de la femme et des noirs. À l'époque du titre, le mot « négresse » n'était pas péjoratif.
References Joconde database: entry 000PE000082
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