Joe Louis, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes

  • Carl Van Vechten, Joe Louis, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes, 1941, printed 1983, photogravure, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015), Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts, 1983.63.153

Title
Joe Louis, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes
Artist
Printer
Date
1941, printed 1983
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image: 8 3/4 × 5 7/8 in. (22.2 × 14.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts

Mediums Description
photogravure
Classifications
Keywords
  • Ethnic – African-American
  • Portrait male – Louis, Joe
  • Occupation – sport – boxing
Object Number
1983.63.153
Palette
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