People of Color in European Art History

  1. Karel van Mander III

    Aethiopica (series): Charicleia treating wounds Theagenes received after the shipwreck.

    Denmark (c. 1645)

    oil on canvas

    Height: 109 cm (42 15/16 in) Width: 199 cm (78 5/16 in)

    One of nine paintings from a series of ten illustrating the story of Theagenes and Charicleia as recounted in HELIODORUS OF EMESA, Aethiopica

    The Image of the Black in Western Art Research Project and Photo Archive, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University