British conservationists work to restore acclaimed slavery painting

LONDON (Reuters) - Ahead of the annual remembrance day for the abolition of the slave trade, art conservationists are working to restore a rare painting of a kneeling African slave to go on display in the British port city of Liverpool.

Acquired by the International Slavery Museum in 2018, the “Am Not I A Man And A Brother’ painting depicts an enslaved African, kneeling, bound in chains and looking to the sky.

It is based on a design commissioned by the Committee...
source: Reuters

2019-08-19 16:32
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