Original, Signed, Lois Mailou Jones, 1942, Portrait of Dorothy Boulding Ferebee
African American artist, Lois Mailou Jones (1905-1998) signed portrait of Mary McLeod Bethune, “Woman of Affairs” Painted for 12 American Women, a 1942 calendar.
Lois Mailou Jones’ works are displayed in museums all over the world and valued by collectors, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, National Portrait Gallery, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the National Palace in Haiti, the National Museum of Afro-American Artists, among others.
Dorothy Boulding Ferebee (1875-1955) was an American obstetrician and civil rights activist. She was an honor graduate of both Simmons and Tufts Medical College. She was instrumental in the founding of Southeast Neighborhood House to provide medical care and other services to African-Americans in Washington DC. She served as the first medical director for the Mississippi Health Project where black Mississippians had no access to professional health care.
|Drawing In inches is 13 x 11, the entire page is 21 x 16.5|
|Condition||The drawing is in good condition with some toning. It is mounted to the back of the mat with tape. Since it is behind the mat there is no tape residue on the piece. We have left it as we found it.
The matt is in fair condition. Please look at all the photographs.
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|Maker||Lois Mailou Jones|