Red Nails, 1938-1939
Artist: Claude Clark
Oil on masonite
26 x 19 inches
Signed, lower left and annotated on verso, Rare
Important African-American painter, printmaker and art educator. Clark’s subject matter was African American culture, including dance scenes, street life, marine life, landscapes, and religious and political satire images executed primarily with a palette knife. His work is in the Smithsonian Collection and many other museums throughout the USA.