People on the island of Domenica in the West Indies out and about. Agostino Brunias, artist. (ca. 1730-1796). An Italian artist based in London, he left England at the height of his career to chronicle Dominica and the neighboring islands of the West Indies.

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“Free Women of Color with their Children and Servants in a Landscape.” ca. 1764. Collections of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Agostino_Brunias_-_Free_Women_of_Color_with_their_Children_and_Servants_in_a_Landscape_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
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“Linen Market, Dominica.” ca. 1780. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Agostino_Brunias_-_Linen_Market,_Dominica_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
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“A Negroes’ (sic) Dance in the Island of Dominica, Fort Young beyond.” 18th c. Oil on canvas. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/augustin-brunias-1730-1796-a-negroes-dance-in-6047915-details.aspx

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