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ELIZABETH CATLETT (1915 - 2012) I Am the Black Woman.
Color linoleum cut on wove paper, 1947. 130x86 mm; 5 1/8x3 7/8 inches, full margins. Artist's proof, aside from the numbered edition of 20. Signed, titled, dated and inscribed "A/P" in pencil, lower margin. Printed at Bob Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop, New York, in 1989.
I Am the Black Woman was first printed in 1946-1947 in an edition of 20, under the series title I Am the Negro Woman. The series was reprinted by the artist in 1989 with the updated title I Am the Black Woman.