Paul Robeson (1898-1976); verso: unfinished sketch of same sitter
Black ink and watercolor; brown ink and wash, charcoal, and touches of white gouache on heavy paper
Overall: 22 x 27 1/2 in. ( 55.9 x 69.9 cm )
signature: lower right: "Enit Kaufman"
Signed at lower right in black ink: "Enit Kaufman"
In this portrait sketch it appears that Robeson may be wearing the costume and beard of his famous role of Othello which he performed in New York City in 1943-44.
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
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