Self Portrait, 1964

  • Hughie Lee-Smith, American, 1915-1999

Oil on canvas

  • 17 3/16 inches × 13 1/8 inches × 2 inches (43.7 × 33.4 × 5.1 cm) Unframed: 16 1/16 × 11 15/16 × 13/16 inches (40.8 × 30.3 × 2.1 cm)

Gift of Charles Feinberg

F76.109

Department

African American Art

  • Oil
  • Canvas
  • Portrait
  • Man
  • Painting (visual work)
  • Bust
  • Self-portrait
  • United states
  • African american

Signed, lower left: Lee-Smith

Signed and dated in black, lower left: Lee-Smith | '64

1976-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Greene, Carroll. "Hughie Lee-Smith: Breakthrough." American Visions 5.4 (1999): pp. 26-31. Simon, Virginia Spottswood."Qualities of Loneliness and Light." International Review of African American Art. 16 (1999): pp. 2-18. Portraits of Who We Are. Exh. cat., The David C. Driskell Center, University of Maryland, College Park. College Park, 2018, p.83. McCarthy, Jeremiah William and Diana Thompson, ed. For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design. Exh. cat., American Federation of Arts and National Academy of Design. New Haven and London, 2019, pp. 168-169 (ill.).

Hughie Lee-Smith, Self Portrait, 1964, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Charles Feinberg, F76.109.