Homage to Sterling Brown, Charles White, 1972

Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 40 x 59 in.
Credit Line: From the Edmund W. and Susan G. Gordon Private Collection donated to the Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin © The Charles White Archives

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The Gordons’ White collection, spans thirty years of the artist’s career, and is one of the largest in the U.S., comprised of drawings, prints, an etched silver plate, and a major painting. Most notably, the collection includes White’s portrait of poet, critic, and Howard University professor Sterling Brown.