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Self Portrait. Dennis Helm. Sylvia, Kansas
  • Dennis K. Helm
    1946–1992
    born: Stafford, Kansas, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Self Portrait. Dennis Helm. Sylvia, Kansas, 1965
  • Where object was made: Sylvia, Kansas, United States
  • pencil on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 35 x 27.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 3/4 x 10 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Jim Sleeper
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0157
Description

A delicate self portrait of man, done in pencil, (Dennis Helm) looking at viewer from a 3/4 view. The sitter has short, well combed hair, parted on the side There is direct light coming from left side of image which cast a shadow on the right side of the face. The man seems to be well groom and is not visibly clothed. The artist signature is right below the figures on the right side.