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Bartolomé de Las Casas

Constantino Brumidi

Oil on plaster

1876

Senate wing

U.S. Capitol

 

Brumidi showed the priest at his desk with an Indian companion, looking out a window at the native peoples whose enslavement he denounced.

 

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Taken on October 12, 2011