Seated Woman, c. 1988
Artist: Elizabeth Catlett
Bronze mounted on unpolished stone
8 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 inches (bronze measurements); Initialed EC backside of figure
Major African American sculptor who studied with artist Grant Wood in Iowa when she was young. Catlett also studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. She married Mexican artist Francisco Mora and made Cuernavaca, Mexico her home.
Her work is represented in many collections including MOMA, NYC and MOMA, Mexico, the Library of Congress and the Metropolitan Museum, NYC.