Skip navigation
Negro Head, ca. 1935
Dorothy Rutka

Cleveland, Ohio
Etching on off-white paper, Paper W: 26.60 cm, Paper H: 17.70 cm, Image W: 15.30 cm, Image H: 10.60 cm
Allocated by the U. S. Government, 1943. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects  43.675
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.l. graphite "Negro Head"; l.r. graphite "D Rutka"; b.r. graphite "5 1/4 x 6 1/2 / 15 1/4 x 12 1/2 / 3 s- 4T- 7B / E"

Labels/Stamps:
recto: l.c. stamped in black ink "FEDERAL ART PROJECT NO.1" verso: u.l. label "FAP #3 FEDERAL ART PROJECT 9950-C ARTIST D. Rutka STATE Ohio (Cleveland) MEDIUM Etching TITLE OF WORK Negro Head LOANED TO Columbus DATE March 15, 1937 This work is the property of the United States Government and is loaned subject to regulations of loan and is not to be removed." Stamped in black ink on label "April 1 1937" Written in blue pencil "M" A red star is attached to label

Keywords: African American, Figure male, Man, Print, Works Progress Administration