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Putting on Airs, (painting)

Artist:
Wood, T. W. b. 1823
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 225
[See serial 03890006 for commentary on artist. Illustration depicts two boys. One, a negro, kneels on the ground beside shoeshine equipment. The other, white, stands with one foot on the shoeshine box with his eyes raised towards the sky, and a cigarette burning in his mouth. The scene is set in front of the slabs of a building seen at close range. Illustration is annotated at bottom: "from National Academy Notes, 1886."]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Gallery of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. August 28 - October 23, 1886 Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Editor of National Academy Notes, Director of the Art Department. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 440-446 West Main Street, Louisville, Ky.
Artist address: 51 West Tenth St., New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician; American Water Color Society (New York); New York Etching Club.
Topic:
Children
Occupation--Service--Bootblack
Recreation--Leisure--Smoking
Ethnic
Cityscape
Control number:
AECI 03890225
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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