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Kathleen Kelly
  • Jack Warren Welpott
    born: Kansas City, Kansas, United States ; died: Greenbrae, California
  • Kathleen Kelly, 1972
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.2 x 18.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 7 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0208

Black-and-white, bust-length portrait of a woman in three-quarters view, turned toward the left side of the image. She is resting her arms in front of her chest, leaning through the window of a car. Her eyes are cast downward, and the right side of her face and the background are dark and heavily shadowed. The edge of the car window is visible in the top right corner of the image. She is wearing a fitted, white hat with several light-colored, embroidered swirls of decoration. There is a tuft of dark hair visible from underneath the hat, and she is wearing dark eye makeup. She is wearing a dark, patterned blouse and a ring with a large, oval stone on the ring finger of her proper right hand.