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Aretha: Mysterious Lady of Sorrows

1981 Douglas Bourgeois Born: Gonzales, Louisiana 1951 oil on canvas 21 3/4 x 18 1/8 in. (55.2 x 45.9 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Peter Roussel Norman in memory of Joshua C. Taylor 1982.39 Not currently on view


Keywords

Allegory - arts and sciences - music

Allegory - passion - grief

Ethnic - African-American

Performing arts - music - piano

Portrait female - Franklin, Aretha - bust

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Douglas Bourgeois

Born: Gonzales, Louisiana 1951

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