Tattoo Artist in Person

Copied "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

Artwork Details

Title
Tattoo Artist in Person
Date
ca. late 1940s to early 1950s
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
144120 in. (365.8304.9 cm.)
Credit Line
Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Mediums Description
casein on sailcloth with webbed cotton binding, leather tabs, iron rings, and rivets
Classifications
Keywords
  • Occupation — art — tattoo artist
  • Figure group
  • Figure male — full length
  • Figure female — full length
  • Portrait male — Cripe, Tattoo Jack” — self-portrait
  • Dress — accessory — tattoo
Object Number
1986.65.157