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Elizabeth Catlett

(American, 1937–2020)
Image: 66 x 50.2 cm (26 x 19 3/4 in.)
© Emma Amos; Courtesy of RYAN LEE Gallery, New York
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Location: not on view

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Emma Amos includes a self-portrait and a portrait of her daughter India in this work.


The Gift comprises forty-eight individual watercolor portraits of women artists, writers, and curators in Emma Amos’s community in New York in the early 1990s. The women pictured belong to different generations and are from a range of racial and ethnic backgrounds. Amos created the work as a gift for her daughter India, on the occasion of India’s twentieth birthday.
Elizabeth Catlett

Elizabeth Catlett


Emma Amos

(American, 1937–2020)

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