Portrait of Woman

Presenting a series of sketch studies from W. E. B. Du Bois series of photographs for the exhibit at the 1900 Paris Exposition. The photographs represented life in Georgia, U.S.A. of affluent young African American …..women , challenged the scientific “evidence” and popular racist caricatures of the day that ridiculed and sought to diminish African American social and economic success. (loc.gov)

Portrait of Woman

Charcoal and Graphite on Paper, 40’’ x 26.5

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Portrait of Woman

Charcoal on Linen, 20’’ x 16’’