|A Page With Two Horses. 1660 by Albert Cuyp|
Kensington Palace officials were reportedly involved in a last-minute scramble to remove the word 'negro' from a painting moments before the Obamas arrived for dinner with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.Read the whole article here.
But what I find interesting is that the real title of this painting is A Page With Two Horses, 1660 by Albert Cuyp; a well-documented painting from The Royal Collection. The article is incorrect in the title that it gives the painting.
Apparently it is also known as The Negro Page, which is what the offensive name plate said... I find it odd that instead of the real title (A Page With Two Horses), it had all this time a nickname title (The Negro Page) on the name plate.
Five gets you ten that when a name plate is re-affixed to the painting, it will say A Page With Two Horses, cough, cough.