2007.18 | American Art

Drawing - American

Aaron Douglas , American , 1899-1979
Study for Aspects of Negro Life: An Idyll of the Deep South, 1934

Gouache over pencil on artist board
Image: 10 x 24 3/8 inches (25.4 x 61.91 cm) Sheet: 15 x 29 3/16 inches (38.1 x 74.14 cm) Framed: 16 1/4 x 30 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches (41.28 x 76.84 x 3.18 cm)

Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust through the gift of David C. and Thelma G. Driskell; the generosity of Jeannette Nichols, Gwyn Prentice and Andy Atterbury, Rex and Jeanne Sinquefield, Mary and Alan Atterbury, the Sosland Family, Adelaide C. Ward, G. Wesley Nedblake, J. Scott Francis, Nancy and Rick Green, Sherrill Mulhern, Ann and G. Kenneth Baum, Sandra and Willie Lawrence, Phyllis and Ron Nolan, Union Pacific Foundation, Ann Dickinson, Rose Bryant, and Barbara and Herman Jones; Clifton R. Mitchell Fund; bequest of Dorothy K. Rice; and exchange of the gifts of Fred Cameron Vincent, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Wittman, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Vincent Jones in memory of Fred Cameron Vincent, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Davis through the Friends of Art, Mrs. James P. Townley, the Howard P. Treadway and Tertia F. Treadway Collection, Ainslie Galleries, Mr. and Mrs. Albert R. Jones, Mrs. Nell H. Stevenson from the estate of S. Herbert Hare, Mrs. Massey Holmes, the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster bequest, Mrs. Francis M. Dean, Earle W. Grant, Dr. Harry H. Watts, Dupuy G. Warrick, Richard Shields, the Friends of Art, Mrs. Alfred B. Clark, Harold Woodbury Parsons, Mr. and Mrs. Milton McGreevy, Mrs. J. N. Rosenberg, Mrs. Logan Clendening, Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Stone, Harvey Leepa, Mrs. Peter T. Bohan, Mrs. Waters, and the bequests of Earl Katz and Dorothy “Sis” Katz, Marie P. McCune, Helen Harding, Wallace C. Goffe, Frances M. Logan, Mrs. Clyde Bonebrake Lockwood, Mrs. Peter T. Bohan, Herbert Vincent Jones Jr., Mrs. Walter M. Jaccard, Helen F. Spencer, Maud Cooper Needles, Milton McGreevy, and Nelson Trust and Nelson Gallery Foundation properties

Gallery Location: Not on view

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