Une Entrevue De Petion Et Dessalines
Painting - Oil On Masonite
Interview between Petion and Dessalines to unite forces against Napoleon army headed by French general Leclerc, whose mission was to reinstate slavery in the Island named St Domingue by the Spanish conquistadors. The treaty resulted in victory of slaves and the other oppressed social classes against French army. Independance was proclaimed January 1st, The name St Domingue was changed to the indigenous name AyitI, the 1st black republic was born.
March 9th, 2018
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