In Dixie - Lawsy me, ah always 'spected her folks was white

Denys Wortman, American, 1887 - 1958

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1933

Graphite and black crayon on paper

Sheet: 17 × 14 1/8 in. (43.2 × 35.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

D.935.1.108

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in black crayon, lower right: Wortman

Exhibition History

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the Humanities Institute, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 6-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Angela Rosenthal and David Bindman, No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2003, p. 5, ill.

Provenance

C. W. Kraushaar Art Galleries, New York; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, February 1, 1934; given to present collection, 1935.

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