Portrait Sketch of Akajee

George Overbury Hart, American, 1868 - 1933



Watercolor, gouache, charcoal and graphite on cardboard

Overall: 10 1/4 × 9 3/8 in. (26 × 23.8 cm)

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



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in ink, lower right: Hart; inscribed, in ink, lower left to lower center: AKAJEE; verso: signed, dated and inscribed, by artist: Akajee / Portrait sketch / of AKAJEE / Painted in Trinidad / B. West Indies 1917 / by Pop Hart

Exhibition History

Pop Hart 1868-1933, Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey, October 10-December 5, 1935.

Publication History

Elinor Robinson, "Pop" Hart 1868-1933, Newark, New Jersey: Newark Museum, 1935, no. 38.


Possibly from Dirkan G. Kelekian; sold to Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), New York, May 24, 1928; given to present collection, 1935.

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