About This Artwork

James Van Der Zee
American, 1886–1983

Daddy Grace at the Altar with Choir, 1938

Gelatin silver print
19.3 x 24.5 cm (image); 20.3 x 25.3 cm (paper)
Printed/no negative, center right, backwards, in white: "EASTMAN SAF [torn paper] DAK 1?8"; verso unmarked

The Sandor Family Collection in honor of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1994.898

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Jankauskas, Jennifer. “Portfolio.” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 24, 2 (1999), pp. 196-97, no. 7.

Smith, Cherise. “Fragmented Documents Works by Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems, and Willie Robert Middlebrook at The Art Institute of Chicago.” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 24,2 (1999), p. 248.

Interpretive Resources

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