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The Card Game

A work made of pen and brush and black ink and pen and blue and purple inks, on white gouache, with traces of charcoal on wood-pulp laminate board.

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  • A work made of pen and brush and black ink and pen and blue and purple inks, on white gouache, with traces of charcoal on wood-pulp laminate board.

Date:

1950

Artist:

William Carter
American, 1909-1996

About this artwork

Born in Saint Louis, William Carter moved to Chicago as a teenager and studied at the School of the Art Institute. He spent the rest of his life painting in Chicago and was part of the group of African American artists actively involved with the South Side Community Art Center.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

William Carter

Title

The Card Game

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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1950

Medium

Pen and brush and black ink and pen and blue and purple inks, on white gouache, with traces of charcoal on wood-pulp laminate board

Dimensions

29.6 × 37.2 cm (11 11/16 × 14 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mr. and Mrs. T. Stanton Armour Fund

Reference Number

1995.25

Extended information about this artwork

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