Details
Image number
MGS187681
Title
Monsieur de St. George, engraved by W. Ward, 1788 (engraving)
Artist
Brown, Mather (1761-1831) (after) / American
Location
Private Collection
Medium
engraving
Date
1788 (C18th)
Dimensions
38x27.6 cms
Description
Joseph Boulogne (1748-99), Chevalier de Saint-George; son of a French plantation owner in Guadeloupe and a slave, Nanon, of African origin; Director of Music for Queen Marie-Antoinette; appointed Director of Paris Opera by King Louis XVI; first person of African origin to be initiated as a mason and a celebrated swordsman and equestrian;
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ sword / masonic / free mason / black / musician / half caste / cello / fencer / cravat / french composer / bow / violinist / freemasonry / saint george / score / seated / music director / portrait / mixed race / saint georges / male / music stand / wig / metis / mulatto
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