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Drawing for a book illustration showing four women standing on a city street corner, one in the foreground holding a large handbag and smiling at the viewer; a black man, seen from the back, stands beside them and another walks away. Beyond, buildings to the left include Loew's theatre (125th Street, New York); shops to the left include a drugstore; cars in the street. 1963
Black Conté crayon and graphite on textured paper
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Height: 228 millimetres (sheet)
Width: 190 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of three illustrations for the same as yet unidentified publication acquired at the same time, see also 2018,7065,21 and 23. A drawing for Chapter 2 of the same publication showing a young black heroin addict being arrested was offered for sale by Worthpoint c.2018.
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- Acquisition notes
- One of a group of 25 drawings by Burris Jenkins for newspaper cartoons and book illustrations acquired by Jonathan King in the U.S.A., c.2000.
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