Tattoo Artist in Person

  • "Tattoo Jack" Cripe, Tattoo Artist in Person, ca. late 1940s to early 1950s, casein on sailcloth with webbed cotton binding, leather tabs, iron rings, and rivets, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.157

Title
Tattoo Artist in Person
Artist
Date
ca. late 1940s to early 1950s
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
144 x 120 in. (365.8 x 304.9 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson

Mediums
Mediums Description
casein on sailcloth with webbed cotton binding, leather tabs, iron rings, and rivets
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Cripe, "Tattoo Jack" – self-portrait
  • Occupation – art – tattoo artist
  • Figure group
  • Figure male – full length
  • Figure female – full length
  • Dress – accessory – tattoo
Object Number
1986.65.157
Palette
Linked Open Data
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