Sepia Odalisque III, 1998
Artist: Eldzier Cortor
20 3/16 x 13 3/4 inches
Etching and aquatint on cream wove paper; Edition: A/P, signed, titled and numbered
Major African-American artist active from Depression Era to present. Studied & showed at The Art Institute of Chicago with prizes won in 1945 & 1946. Awarded Rosenwald Grants in 1944 & 1945 and a Guggenheim in 1949. Cortor died on Thanksgiving Day, 2015, a little over one month before his 100th birthday.