Zora Neale Hurston, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department
Graphic Arts
1935, printed 1983
Object number
1983.63.136
Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Artist
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964
Printer
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017
Sitter
Zora Neal Hurston
Topic
Ethnic\African-American
Occupation\writer\novelist
Portrait female
Medium
photogravure
Dimensions
image: 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 14.9 cm)
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
Type
Photography-Photoprint