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Inscription

lower right in plate: OT [the artist's monogram]; lower left edge in graphite by unknown hand: 24 x 18 / 6 / 6 / 36/32

Provenance

Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr., Washington, DC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1996; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1989
African-American Artists, 1880-1987: Selections from the Evans-Tibbs Collection, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1989-1992, no. 10, fig. 8, repro
1999
Locating the Spirit: Religion and Spiritualty in African American Art, Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1999, p. 26, repro