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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1965.118
People
Thomas Schofield Handforth, American (Tacoma, Washington 1897 - 1948 Los Angeles, CA)
Title
Head of a Black Woman
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Head of a Negress
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th-20th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308829
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black crayon on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
30.6 x 24.4 cm (12 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black crayon, l.r.: Handforth
  • watermark: Advance / [hand with sword or cudgel, above shield] / Made in USA [ ] [oger?]
Provenance
Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts (L.2091), by 1928, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1965.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1965
Object Number
1965.118
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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