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JAMES A. PORTER (1905 - 1970) Physiognomic Design.
Red conte crayon on cream wove paper, 1929. 584x508 mm; 23x20 inches. Initialed in red conte crayon, lower right.
Provenance: the artist; Dorothy Porter Walker; Constance Porter Uzelac, thence by descent to the current owner.
Exhibited: The New York Water Color Club, Fine Arts Building, New York City, 1931; Exhibit of a Small Group of Paintings, Howard University, February 1932; 13th Annual Philadelphia Water Color Exhibition and the 31st Miniature Exhibition, Pennslyvania Academy of Fine Arts, November 5 - December 11, 1932, with the label on the frame back.
Illustrated: James Amos Porter (1905 - 1970): Spotlight on His Works on Paper. Westport Foundation and Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL, p. 9.