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Ellis Wilson: So Much To Paint
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Burr Bench

before 1944
Oil on wood
20" X 24"
David King Dunaway, New Mexico

“My project or plan is the painting of the Negro: His life—struggle—labor—religious pursuits; the turpentine workers in Florida; Negro fishermen in the South; his all-over contribution to the present war effort ...”
Ellis Wilson, Guggenheim Fellowship application, 1941


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