Aretha: Mysterious Lady of Sorrows

  • Douglas Bourgeois, Aretha: Mysterious Lady of Sorrows, 1981, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Peter Roussel Norman in memory of Joshua C. Taylor, 1982.39

Title
Aretha: Mysterious Lady of Sorrows
Artist
Date
1981
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
21 3/4 x 18 1/8 in. (55.2 x 45.9 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Peter Roussel Norman in memory of Joshua C. Taylor

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Performing arts – music – piano
  • Ethnic – African-American
  • Allegory – arts and sciences – music
  • Allegory – passion – grief
  • Portrait female – Franklin, Aretha – bust
Object Number
1982.39
Palette
Linked Open Data
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