Description: Henry Ossawa Tanner (Pennsylvania/Georgia/France, 1859-1937)
oil on panel, framed, unsigned, estate stamp by son Jesse O. Tanner verso; Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists label verso
H7 3/4" W9"

Provenance: New York City private collection.

Exhibitions: AFRO-AMERICAN ARTISTS IN PARIS: 1919-1939, Nov 8-Dec 22, 1989, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York.

Literature: Barnard, Catherine. AFRO-AMERICANS IN PARIS: 1919-1939. New York: Hunter College, 1989.

Other Notes: After leaving the United States for France in the early 1890's, Tanner became increasingly interested in religous subject matter such as CHRIST AT THE HOME OF MARY AND MARTHA. The final version of the painting is now in the collection of the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh.

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