Head of a Woman in Jerusalem

  • Henry Ossawa Tanner, Head of a Woman in Jerusalem, n.d., oil on canvas mounted on cardboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins, 1983.95.194

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While visiting Jerusalem, Henry Ossawa Tanner painted portraits of the local people and used them for figures in his religious paintings. Tanner worked with an almost dry paintbrush to create the rough texture in this painting, a technique he used in other works.

Title
Head of a Woman in Jerusalem
Artist
Date
n.d.
Location
Dimensions
17 7/8 x 13 5/8 in. (45.4 x 34.6 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas mounted on cardboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Landscape – Israel – Jerusalem
  • Portrait female – unidentified – bust
Object Number
1983.95.194
Palette
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