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Catalog Data

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Bessie Smith, 15 Apr 1894 - 26 Sep 1937  Search this
Medium:
Photogravure
Dimensions:
Image: 22.5 × 15 cm (8 7/8 × 5 7/8")
Sheet: 55.8 × 35.7 cm (21 15/16 × 14 1/16")
Mat (Verified): 61.1 × 40.8 cm (24 1/16 × 16 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1936 (printed 1983)
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Interior  Search this
Bessie Smith: Female  Search this
Bessie Smith: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Bessie Smith: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rhythm and Blues  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.188.42
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
Photograph © Carl Van Vechten Trust
Gravure and compilation ©Eakins Press Foundation
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b344dfbc-6669-4503-90d3-c985dfaaffb9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.188.42