February 1~ African-American visual artists


Prince Demah (c.1745 – March 1778)

African-American painter active in Boston in the late 1700s
https://outofthearchives.org/2015/01/10/prince-demah-portrait-painter

Portrait of William Duguid / 1773 / Oil on canvas / 20 3/4”x15 3/4”x1 1/8”

 

Joshua Johnson (c.1763-c.1824)
Biracial American painter
https://americanart.si.edu/artist/joshua-johnson-2479

Mrs. Abraham White, Jr., and Daughter Rose / 1808-09 / Oil on canvas / 30”x25 1/2”

 

 

 

 

 

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