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Artist Delaney, Joseph
Title Tessie-Essie (also Innocence)
Date ca.1935
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1940
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-34.138 W-28.346 cm
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.009.009
Object Name Painting
Provenance C. Leonard Pfeiffer; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography Skinner, Alice B. "Reflections: Agents for Change," Chrysalis, Journal of the Swedenborg Foundation, Vol. VII, Issue 2, Summer 1992, b/w illus., page 101.
Kopelman, Loretta M. "Female Circumcision/Genital Mutilation and Ethical Relativism," Second Opinion, Vol. 20, no. 2, October 1994, b/w illus., page 54.
"C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection" U of A, 1961, cat #22, p. 36
"University of Arizona Collection of American Art", #22, UA 1947
"The Neglected Generation of American Realist Painters 1930-1948" Wichita Art Museum, May 3-June 14, cat. #82
Exhibitions History "An Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings From the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr 7-27, 1943, M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, Aug 1943, cat. no 15; "The Neglected Generation of American Realist Painters 1930-1948", Wichita Art Museum, May 3-June 14, 1981, fig. 82.
"The Portrait in America," UAMA (Hanson Gallery), June 12-Oct. 18, 2008.
Subjects Representational
Oil painting
Portrait paintings
African Americans