Old Sour Puss (Self Portrait)
Charcoal on paper
19 x 12-3/8 inches
Drawn in February, 1938. This is a study for Belcher’s oil of the same title. She painted the caricature for an exhibition of self-portraits by twenty-five women artists “as they are, think they are, or wish they were” at the American Women’s Association in New York. There is an unfinished portrait of a woman on the reverse.
Descended in the artist's family to the current owners
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