Jessie Aaron (Florida, 1887-1979)
Carved Root Animal
Oak, bone, and acorn, lg. 21 in.
The stylized creature with acorn eyes and rear legs fashioned from a rib bone.
Provenance: Acquired from the Aaron family; Luise Ross American Art, New York, 1986.
Literature: Patricia Malarcher, "Newark: Inside the 'Outsider' Art," New York Times, March 2, 1986.
Exhibitions: Black American Folk Art, Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, February 2, 1986 - March 11, 1986.
The Marvill Collection
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