Edited by David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
This series, The Image of the Black in Western Art is the culmination of a research project originally instituted by the major art patron, Dominique de Menil. Her collaboration on this significant project with Harvard University Press and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research is unprecedented.
Volume III Part 1: From the "Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition: Artists of the Renaissance and Baroque
This volume in the series is an in-depth look at the increase of black people in Europe as a rise in slavery occurs and its influence on the presence of African figures in art of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
- 432 pages
- 191 color illustrations
- 9.75 x 11 inches
- Published 2010