Art Deco Modernist Image of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
by Emily Rasiske, dated 1929
Emily Rasiske (Unknown Artist)
Watercolor and pencil on paper, 10 x 7 inches (sight), 14 ¾ x 11 ¾ inches (frame), signed and dated upper right.
An extraordinary and powerful early rare rendering of one of America’s most important black leaders of the 20th century. Done during the Harlem years.