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The Middle Passage 30 [framed]

From: Tom Feelings artwork

The Middle Passage 30 [framed]

From: Tom Feelings artwork

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Creator: Feelings, Tom
Date: [1993-1995]
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Description:
Tom Feelings (1933-2003), artist and illustrator, best known for his book The Middle Passage: White Ships/Black Cargo (1995).
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Matted. Framed size: 35 x 50 cm.
Abstract:
The collection consists of original artwork, dummies, prints and posters documenting Tom Feelings's work as an artist and book illustrator. The collection includes the original artwork for The Middle Passage: White Ships/Black Cargo, which consists of 51 drawings, currently housed in 47 frames, created in mixed-media tempera, pen and tissue, heightened with white and collage; the artwork is accompanied by 11 text panels that were part of a traveling exhibition. Other book illustration projects documented in the collection include Now Sheba Sings the Song by Maya Angelou, Soul Looks Back in Wonder, and I Saw Your Face by Kwame Senu Neville Dawes. Also found are numerous portraits of women and children, as well as drawings of a Civil War soldier, New York City, and street scenes that document Feelings's early career as an artist.
Physical Description:
1 watercolor ; approximately 18 x 33 cm.
Host Note:
Series I. Original artwork
Box:
Box 28 Art Storage
Volume/Enumeration:
no. 30
Rights:
Access to this image is restricted to the Yale community.
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10933637
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