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Self-Portrait

Title:
Aaron Douglas
Artist:
Aaron Douglas, 26 May 1899 - 2 Feb 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Aaron Douglas, 26 May 1899 - 2 Feb 1979  Search this
Medium:
Red Conte crayon on paper
Dimensions:
Sight: 31.8 × 23.2 cm (12 1/2 × 9 1/8")
Frame: 52.5 × 44 cm (20 11/16 × 17 5/16")
Culture:
Aaron Douglas: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York\Manhattan Island\Harlem
Date:
1925
Topic:
Indeterminable  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Aaron Douglas: Male  Search this
Aaron Douglas: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Aaron Douglas: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Aaron Douglas: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Aaron Douglas: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Muralist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Abraham and Virginia Weiss Charitable Trust, Amy and Marc Meadows, in honor of Wendy Wick Reaves
Object number:
NPG.2017.73
Restrictions & Rights:
© Heirs of Aaron Douglas/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
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John Wilson Self-Portrait

Artist:
John Woodrow Wilson, 1922 - 22 Feb 2015  Search this
Sitter:
John Woodrow Wilson, 1922 - 22 Feb 2015  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 60.8 × 35.3 cm (23 15/16 × 13 7/8")
Mat (Verified): 81.9 × 56.5 cm (32 1/4 × 22 1/4")
Culture:
John Woodrow Wilson: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1963
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
John Woodrow Wilson: Male  Search this
John Woodrow Wilson: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
John Woodrow Wilson: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
John Woodrow Wilson: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; the Ruth Bowman and Harry Kahn Twentieth-Century American Self-Portrait Collection
Object number:
S/NPG.2002.367
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of John Wilson/Licensed by VAGA, New York, N.Y.
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Jacob Lawrence Self-Portrait

Artist:
Jacob A. Lawrence, 7 Sep 1917 - 9 Jun 2000  Search this
Sitter:
Jacob A. Lawrence, 7 Sep 1917 - 9 Jun 2000  Search this
Medium:
Ink and gouache over charcoal on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 47.8cm x 29cm (18 13/16" x 11 7/16")
Sheet: 48.2cm x 30.7cm (19" x 12 1/16")
Culture:
Jacob A. Lawrence: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1965 and 1996
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
Jacob A. Lawrence: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Jacob A. Lawrence: Male  Search this
Jacob A. Lawrence: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.96.190
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Jacob & Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.190

John Wilson Self-Portrait

Artist:
John Woodrow Wilson, 1922 - 22 Feb 2015  Search this
Sitter:
John Woodrow Wilson, 1922 - 22 Feb 2015  Search this
Medium:
Lithographic crayon on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 41.6 x 31.2cm (16 3/8 x 12 5/16")
Mat: 62.2 x 47.6cm (24 1/2 x 18 3/4")
Culture:
John Woodrow Wilson: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1944
Topic:
Self-portrait  Search this
John Woodrow Wilson: Male  Search this
John Woodrow Wilson: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
John Woodrow Wilson: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
John Woodrow Wilson: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; the Ruth Bowman and Harry Kahn Twentieth-Century American Self-Portrait Collection
Object number:
S/NPG.2002.366
Restrictions & Rights:
© John Wilson/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
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edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2002.366

Jacob Lawrence Self-Portrait

Artist:
Jacob A. Lawrence, 7 Sep 1917 - 9 Jun 2000  Search this
Sitter:
Jacob A. Lawrence, 7 Sep 1917 - 9 Jun 2000  Search this
Medium:
Ink over graphite on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 28.6 x 24.8cm (11 1/4 x 9 3/4")
Mat (Verified): 45.1 × 40.5 cm (17 3/4 × 15 15/16")
Culture:
Jacob A. Lawrence: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1993
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Jacob A. Lawrence: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Jacob A. Lawrence: Male  Search this
Jacob A. Lawrence: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; the Ruth Bowman and Harry Kahn Twentieth-Century American Self-Portrait Collection Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2002.292
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Jacob & Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.2002.292

Hayward Oubre Self-Portrait

Artist:
Hayward Louis Oubre, Jr., 1916 - 14 Jan 2006  Search this
Sitter:
Hayward Louis Oubre, Jr., 1916 - 14 Jan 2006  Search this
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 56.5 x 36.4cm (22 1/4 x 14 5/16")
Mat: 61.8 x 45.7cm (24 5/16 x 18")
Culture:
Hayward Louis Oubre, Jr.: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Print
Date:
1948 (printed in 1993)
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Hayward Louis Oubre, Jr.: Male  Search this
Hayward Louis Oubre, Jr.: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
Hayward Louis Oubre, Jr.: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker  Search this
Hayward Louis Oubre, Jr.: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Hayward Louis Oubre, Jr.: Visual Arts\Art Instructor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; the Ruth Bowman and Harry Kahn Twentieth-Century American Self-Portrait Collection
Object number:
S/NPG.2002.309
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Hayward Louis Oubre, Jr.
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edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2002.309

Ralph Ellison Self-portrait

Artist:
Ralph Waldo Ellison, 1 Mar 1914 - 16 Apr 1994  Search this
Sitter:
Ralph Waldo Ellison, 1 Mar 1914 - 16 Apr 1994  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 x 11 cm (5 1/2 x 4 5/16")
Culture:
Ralph Waldo Ellison: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1941
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Ralph Waldo Ellison: Male  Search this
Ralph Waldo Ellison: Literature\Writer  Search this
Ralph Waldo Ellison: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2009.82
Restrictions & Rights:
© The Ralph and Fanny Ellison Charitable Trust
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.2009.82

Billy Dee Williams Self-Portrait

Artist:
Billy Dee Williams, born 6 Apr 1937  Search this
Sitter:
Billy Dee Williams, born 6 Apr 1937  Search this
Medium:
Acrylic on canvas on Masonite
Dimensions:
Stretcher (Verified): 62.2 x 52.4 cm (24 1/2 x 20 5/8")
Frame (Verified): 81.9 x 71.8 x 8.9 cm (32 1/4 x 28 1/4 x 3 1/2")
Culture:
Billy Dee Williams: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
1993
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower\Gardenia  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Billy Dee Williams: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Billy Dee Williams: Male  Search this
Billy Dee Williams: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Billy Dee Williams: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Billy Dee Williams
Object number:
S/NPG.94.92
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1994, Billy Dee Williams
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edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.94.92

James Amos Porter Self-Portrait

Artist:
James Amos Porter, 22 Dec 1905 - 28 Feb 1970  Search this
Sitter:
James Amos Porter, 22 Dec 1905 - 28 Feb 1970  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 76.4 × 56.2cm (30 1/16 × 22 1/8")
Frame: 90.8 × 70 × 8.4 cm (35 3/4 × 27 9/16 × 3 5/16")
Culture:
James Amos Porter: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
1957
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Interior\Interior with Exterior View  Search this
Artist's Effects\Paintbrush  Search this
Architecture\Building  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
James Amos Porter: Male  Search this
James Amos Porter: Literature\Writer  Search this
James Amos Porter: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
James Amos Porter: Education\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
James Amos Porter: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Muralist  Search this
James Amos Porter: Visual Arts\Art Historian  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Dorothy Porter Wesley
Object number:
NPG.92.31
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Scottsboro Boys

Title:
Clarence Norris; Haywood Patterson
Artist:
Aaron Douglas, 26 May 1899 - 2 Feb 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Clarence Norris, 1912 - 23 Jan 1989  Search this
Haywood Patterson, 1913 - 24 Aug 1952  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 41 x 37.1cm (16 1/8 x 14 5/8")
Mat (Verified): 71.1 x 55.9cm (28 x 22")
Frame: 61.6 × 54.1cm (24 1/4 × 21 5/16")
Culture:
Clarence Norris: American\African American  Search this
Haywood Patterson: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1935
Topic:
Clarence Norris: Male  Search this
Haywood Patterson: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2004.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© Heirs of Aaron Douglas/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
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Elijah Muhammad

Artist:
Gordon Parks, 30 Nov 1912 - 7 Mar 2006  Search this
Sitter:
Elijah Muhammad, 7 Oct 1897 - 25 Feb 1975  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 23.9 × 19.4cm (9 7/16 × 7 5/8")
Culture:
Elijah Muhammad: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1963
Topic:
Elijah Muhammad: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2008.66
Restrictions & Rights:
© The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.2008.66

The Jackson Five

Artist:
Gemini Rising, Inc., active c.1970  Search this
Sitter:
Michael Joseph Jackson, 29 Aug 1958 - 25 Jun 2009  Search this
Tito Jackson, born 1953  Search this
Jackie Jackson, born 1951  Search this
Marlon David Jackson, born 1957  Search this
Jermaine Lajaune Jackson, born 1954  Search this
Medium:
Color halftone poster on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 90.2 x 59.7 cm (35 1/2 x 23 1/2")
Culture:
Michael Joseph Jackson: American\African American  Search this
Marlon David Jackson: American\African American  Search this
Jackie Jackson: American\African American  Search this
Tito Jackson: American\African American  Search this
Jermaine Lajaune Jackson: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1970
Topic:
Poster  Search this
Michael Joseph Jackson: Male  Search this
Michael Joseph Jackson: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Marlon David Jackson: Male  Search this
Jackie Jackson: Male  Search this
Tito Jackson: Male  Search this
Jermaine Lajaune Jackson: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Chisholm Larsson Gallery, New York City
Object number:
S/NPG.2006.53
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1971 Gemini Rising, Inc.
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edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2006.53

Romare Bearden

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Romare Bearden, 2 Sep 1911 - 12 Mar 1988  Search this
Medium:
Photogravure
Dimensions:
22.1cm x 14.8cm (8 11/16" x 5 13/16"), Image
Culture:
Romare Bearden: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1944 (printed 1983)
Topic:
Romare Bearden: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Romare Bearden: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.188.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Carl Van Vechten Trust Gravure and compilation ©Eakins Press Foundation
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Romare Bearden

Artist:
Burton Philip Silverman, born 11 Jun 1928  Search this
Sitter:
Romare Bearden, 2 Sep 1911 - 12 Mar 1988  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 31.8 x 25.9 cm (12 1/2 x 10 3/16")
Culture:
Romare Bearden: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1977
Topic:
Romare Bearden: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Romare Bearden: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.90.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Burton Philip Silverman / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.90.3

Ben Carson

Artist:
Jerry Spagnoli, born 14 Jan 1956  Search this
Sitter:
Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr., born 18 Sep 1951  Search this
Medium:
Daguerreotype
Dimensions:
Image (Sight): 20.5 × 15.5 cm (8 1/16 × 6 1/8")
Frame: 31.5 × 26.4 × 1.8 cm (12 3/8 × 10 3/8 × 11/16")
Culture:
Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr.: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
2014
Topic:
Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr.: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2015.105.2
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.2015.105.2

Bill T. Jones

Artist:
Mark Randall, born 20 Oct 1959  Search this
Copy after:
Stewart Shining, born 30 Sep 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Bill T. Jones, born 15 Feb 1952  Search this
Medium:
Color photolithographic poster
Dimensions:
Sheet: 78.6 x 60.9 cm (30 15/16 x 24")
Culture:
Bill T. Jones: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Print
Date:
1992
Topic:
Poster  Search this
Bill T. Jones: Male  Search this
Bill T. Jones: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Bill T. Jones: Performing Arts\Choreographer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2010.89
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edanmdm:npg_NPG.2010.89

Savion Glover

Artist:
Paula Scher, born 1948  Search this
Copy after:
Peter Harrison  Search this
Sitter:
Savion Glover, born 19 Nov 1973  Search this
Medium:
Color photolithographic poster with halftone
Dimensions:
Sheet: 115.6 x 77.5 cm (45 1/2 x 30 1/2")
Culture:
Savion Glover: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Print
Date:
1995
Topic:
Poster  Search this
Savion Glover: Male  Search this
Savion Glover: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Savion Glover: Performing Arts\Choreographer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Paula Scher/ PENTAGRAM
Object number:
NPG.2011.86.2
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Public Enemy, Chuck D, Sunshine Theater, Albuquerque, NM

Artist:
David Scheinbaum, born 1951  Search this
Sitter:
Chuck D, born 1 Aug 1960  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 31.5 x 47.9 cm (12 3/8 x 18 7/8")
Sheet: 32.8 x 49.2 cm (12 15/16 x 19 3/8")
Mount: 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24")
Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28")
Culture:
Chuck D: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
2002
Topic:
Chuck D: Male  Search this
Chuck D: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.2008.81
Restrictions & Rights:
© David Scheinbaum
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edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2008.81

Carl Eller

Artist:
Merv Corning, 1926 - 2006  Search this
Sitter:
Carl Eller, born 1942  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 58.8 × 50.7 cm (23 1/8 × 19 15/16")
Culture:
Carl Eller: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1974
Topic:
Carl Eller: Male  Search this
Carl Eller: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Football  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Tula Corning in memory of her husband Merv Corning
Object number:
NPG.2015.39
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tula Corning
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Jacob Lawrence

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Jacob A. Lawrence, 7 Sep 1917 - 9 Jun 2000  Search this
Medium:
Photogravure
Dimensions:
22.1cm x 14.9cm (8 11/16" x 5 7/8"), Image
Culture:
Jacob A. Lawrence: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1941 (printed 1983)
Topic:
Jacob A. Lawrence: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Jacob A. Lawrence: Male  Search this
Jacob A. Lawrence: Education\Educator\Professor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.188.29
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Carl Van Vechten Trust Gravure and compilation ©Eakins Press Foundation
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