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Gift of Clarence S. Wilson Jr. and Helena Chapellín Wilson
Extended information about this artwork
Andrea D. Barnwell and Kirsten P. Buick, “A Portfolio of Works by African American Artists Continuing the Dialogue: A Work in Progress,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 24, 2 (1999), 185–186.
Kirsten P. Buick, “Portfolio,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 24, 2 (1999), 191–192, no. 3.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Collecting: African American Art in the Art Institute of Chicago, Feb. 15–May 18, 2003, no cat.
Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008, Jan. 31–May 31, 2015; San Diego Museum of Art, July 17–Oct. 18, 2015; Brooklyn Museum, Nov. 20, 2015–Mar. 13, 2016; San Antonio, McNay Art Museum, May 11–Sept. 11, 2016, cat. 60.
The artist; purchased from him by Derrick Joshua Beard, Chicago; sold to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence S. Wilson, Jr.; given by them to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1991.
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