People of Color in European Art History


  1. Anonymous Portuguese Artist
Saint Iphegenia
Portugal (c. 1760s)
Polychrome Wood, 100 cm.
Setubal, Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Carmo.
Statues flanking a reliquary altar. St. Elesbaan and St. Iphigenia, each holding the model of a church; St. Elesbaan stands on a dead Muslim.
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.

    Anonymous Portuguese Artist

    Saint Iphegenia

    Portugal (c. 1760s)

    Polychrome Wood, 100 cm.

    Setubal, Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Carmo.

    Statues flanking a reliquary altar. St. Elesbaan and St. Iphigenia, each holding the model of a church; St. Elesbaan stands on a dead Muslim.

    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.