November 16, 1532~ Inca ruler Atahualpa captured by Spanish conquistadors

Atahualpa, Fourteenth Inca, 1 of 14 Portraits of Inca Kings
by Unknown Peruvian artist

c.18th century / Oil on canvas / 23 5/8”x21 3/4” / Brooklyn Museum, NYC
Portrait series based on a 1615 Spanish engraving from a history of the Spanish conquest of the Americas

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Previous November 16 posts:

November 16~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/16~

September 3, 1783~ Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Revolutionary War

American Commissioners of the Preliminary Peace Negotiations with Great Britain
by  Benjamin West

1783 / Oil on canvas / 28 1/2”x36 1/4” / Winterthur Museum, Delaware

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Previous September 3 posts:

Hispanic Artists~September 3

Artist Birthday Quiz for 9/3~

Self Portraits~August 30

Self-Portrait, New York City  by  Richard Avedon

2002 / Gelatin silver print / Sheet: 24 7/8”x57” / Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Self Portrait with Red Braces  by
David Hockney

2003 / Watercolor on paper
/ 24”x18 1/8”
/ Private collection

February 26~ African-American visual artists

Kerry James Marshall (Born 1955), African-American painter and printmaker
https://www.npr.org/2017/03/28/521683667/kerry-james-marshall-a-black-presence-in-the-art-world-is-not-negotiable

Untitled (Studio) / 2014 / Acrylic on PVC panels / 83 5/16”x119 1/4”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitfield Lovell (Born 1959), African-American artist combining monochromatic portraits with found objects
https://www.smith.edu/artmuseum/On-View/Past-Exhibitions/Whitfield-Lovell/About-the-Artist

Still / 1999 / Charcoal on wood, found objects / 96”x68”x48”