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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Bama, James 21
Descriptions
Pencil on tissue paper 5
Names
Drawing 735
Subjects
Figure 353
Date:
1972
Dimensions:
Image height: 10.125 in, Image width: 12.5 in, Sheet height: 10.701 in, Sheet width: 13 in
Title:
Self-Portrait
Credit Line:
Gift of Herbert G. Houze
Gloss:
For this self-portrait in pencil, Bama devoted primary attention to head and hands. He began drawing the study from a photograph of himself taken by his wife Lynne Bama. The artist drew this self-reflective sketch the year after his decision to end illustrational work and to devote himself to fine arts painting.
Inscription:
UL in pencil: Bama `72
Accession Number:
17.88

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