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CARPEAUX, Jean-Baptiste

Valenciennes, Nord 1827 - Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine 1875

Pourquoi naître esclave ou Négresse

Negress or Why Be Born a Slave

1868

bronze

bust

Dimensions (HxWxD): 23 12 x 17 x 14 12 in.

on the base in front: POURQUOI NAITRE ESCLAVE

Acc. No.: 1972.47

Credit Line: Purchased with the aid of the University of California Alumni Fund

Photo credit: photo courtesy Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1972, Purchased with the aid of the University of California Alumni Fund

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 9 December 2011