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portrait of unknown man
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • portrait of unknown man, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35.3 x 27.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/8 x 10 7/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0415
Description

Black-and-white, hip-length portrait of a man in profile view, facing the left side of the image. He is wearing a black beret hat and holding a dark, wooden artists' palette in his proper right hand. The right side of his body is darkly shadowed and there is a painting of a nude woman hung on the wall behind his right shoulder. He is wearing a dark, long-sleeved shirt.