African Headdress, from the portfolio Selections from the Atlanta Period, 1931-1946

Hale Woodruff, American, 1900 - 1980

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1935, printed 1996 (posthumously)

Linocut on wove Lana Royal Crown paper

36/300 (Estate edition, 1996)

Image: 5 7/8 × 3 15/16 in. (15 × 10 cm)

Sheet: 19 × 14 15/16 in. (48.2 × 38 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund

2015.11.2

Printer

Robert Blackburn Workshop, New York (Rober Blackburn, American, 1920-2003)

Publisher

Elnora, Inc., Estate of Hall Woodruff

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right, in blind stamp: © Hale Woodruff; blind-stamped, lower left: [symbol for printer, Robert Blackburn]; numbered, in graphite, lower left: 36/300 Watermark lower left: PUR FIL; watermark lower right: LANA [crown]

Course History

AAAS 7.05, Imagining Black Freedom in America since the Civil War, Julie Rabig, Spring 2020

Provenance

Charles M. Young Fine Prints and Drawings, Portland, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 2015.

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