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Desseins de Sauvages de Plusieurs Nations

French artist Alexandre de Batz's renderings of Native American life in colonial Louisiana, such as "Desseins de Sauvages de Plusieurs Nations" ("Drawings of Several Native Americans of Various Nations") from 1735, caused a huge sensation upon exhibiting in Paris.

Desseins de Sauvages de Plusieurs Nations

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Desseins de Sauvages de Plusieurs Nations. de Batz, Alexandre (Artist)

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