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The Captive Slave

A seated man in solid red looks up to the right. His hands have cuffs and a large chain is seen at his right laying on the bench and then dropping down.
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  • A seated man in solid red looks up to the right. His hands have cuffs and a large chain is seen at his right laying on the bench and then dropping down.

Date:

1827

Artist:

John Philip Simpson
English, 1782–1847

About this artwork

On View

Painting and Sculpture of Europe, Gallery 220

Artist

John Philip Simpson

Title

The Captive Slave

Date

1827

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

127 × 101.5 cm (50 × 40 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mary Winton Green, Dan and Sara Green Cohan, Howard and Lisa Green and Jonathan and Brenda Green, in memory of David Green

Reference Number

2008.188

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