The Brooklyn Museum has acquired an 18th-century painting by little-known Italian artist Agostino Brunias, according to the New York Times: “Around 1764 the British government sent Brunias to the West Indies to document one of that empire’s newest colonies, Dominica. Depicting two richly dressed mulatto women on a walk accompanied by their mother and children — all members of the
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