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Eubie Blake

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Created by
Walker, Bobbiegita, American, born 1942
Subject of
Blake, Eubie, American, 1887 - 1983
Medium
stoneware clay
Dimensions
19 x 9 x 13 1/2 in. (48.3 x 22.9 x 34.3 cm)
Type
busts
portraits
sculptures
Date
1981
Description
A three dimensional original portrait bust sculpture of Eubie Blake by the artist, Bobbiegita Walker. Made of high-fired stoneware clay, the bust (a) is complete with eye glasses (b), and depicts Blake wearing a collared shirt and tie. It is about 30 percent larger than life size.
Topic
African American
Art
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbiegita Walker
Object number
2011.128.1ab
Restrictions & Rights
© Bobbiegita Walker
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Classification
Visual Arts
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture