Study for "Carmen Jones"
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Overall: 5 x 6 3/4 in. (12.7 x 17.1 cm)
A free study in reverse of dancing figures for the painting "Carmen Jones," based on the musical by Oscar Hammerstein the II, first performed in New York City in 1943.
Gift of the Estate of Laurie Vance Johnson and Edward Dudley Hume Johnson
Inscribed: Lower left in green watercolor: "[illegible]...Carmen Jones 'Happy Easter!' "
Inscribed and signed at bottom in green watercolor: "[illegible]...Carmen Jones 'Happy Easter!' "
Kleeman Galleries, New York City; Laurie Vance and E.D.H. Johnson, Princeton, New Jersey
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