Painting, Piety, and Politics in 1848: Hippolyte Flandrin's Emblem of Equality at Nimes

Driskel, Michael Paul
June 1984
Art Bulletin;Jun84, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p270
Academic Journal
Focuses on a mural painting by French painter Hippolyte Flandrin which depicts an enthroned Jesus Christ framed by Saints Peter and Paul, a Black slave and a king. Implications of the painting for Christian polemics and popular culture; Impact of the painting on inequality and physical slavery; Message depicted by the painting.


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