Graphite, black chalk, and black crayon on paper
Overall: 7 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. ( 20 x 19.4 cm )
Signed and dated: Lower right in graphite: "CHARLES TAUSS 1948"
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Charles Tauss. 1948."; to the right: "1948"
Bust-length self portait of the artist with bare shoulders, short cropped hair and a moustache.
According to Betty Spitz, the executor of the Charles Tauss estate, this self portrait was executed while the artist served as a corporal in Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron of the Army Air Force (July 6, 1945-January 12, 1947).
Gift of the Tauss family
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.