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Study of a Negro Man, ca. 1891

  • Henry Ossawa Tanner, American, 1859-1937

Charcoal and pastel on cream laid paper

  • Sheet: 19 1/2 × 9 3/8 inches (49.5 × 23.8 cm)
  • 20 1/2 × 16 1/2 × 1 3/8 inches (52.1 × 41.9 × 3.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, African Art Gallery Committee Fund

69.453

1969-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Mosby, Dewey F., et al. Henry Ossawa Tanner. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1991, p. 99 (ill.). Standring, Timothy, J., ed. Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France. Exh. cat., Denver Art Museum. Denver, 2021, p. 218, cat. no. 91 (ill.).

Henry Ossawa Tanner, Study of a Negro Man, ca. 1891, charcoal and pastel on cream laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, African Art Gallery Committee Fund, 69.453.