Visual arts - in construction


La Seine, by Henry Ossawa Tanner

First African American painter exhibited in the Louvre, at the end of the19th Century.



Nancy Elizabeth Prophet

Nancy Prophet was an African American sculptor who worked for several years in Paris in the 20s.

Poster for chocolate

“Whipped and happy”

Images of Africans or African Americans tended to present stereotypes at the beginning of the 20th Century, particularly in advertisements.

Nous quatre à Paris

Palmer Hayden

The Banjo Lesson

Henry Ossawa Tanner

Carpentier vs Joe Jeannett

Cartoon in the French press