Slaves Waiting for Sale, Richmond, Virginia, 1861

Source

Painted by Eyre Crowe, and published in Hugh Honour, The Image of the Black in Western Art (Menil Foundation, Harvard University Press, 1989), vol. 4, pt. 1, p. 205, fig. 127; original painting is held privately.

Description

Shows enslaved man, several women and children; clothing styles depicted. The English artist Eyre Crowe observed this scene while on a trip through the South (see other images of slave sales in Richmond on this website).

Creator

Crowe, Eyre

Date Created

1861

Language

English

Rights

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

Identifier

Image-1
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