Ham’s Redemption was painted by Spanish painter Modesto Brocos in 1895. This w
Ham’s Redemption was painted by Spanish painter Modesto Brocos in 1895. This work is considered one of the most racist paintings of the nineteenth century, centered around the dangerous belief that blackness was a curse, broken when a generation began to birth white complected children, the ‘whitening of society’ which was perceived as progress.
Research a little more about the painting. What are the parallels between this and Desiree’s Baby? Write a 200 word reflection on this and submit through Canvas.