Art/ Collection/ Art Object

African Athlete

Artist:
Thornton Dial (American, Emelle, Alabama 1928–2016 McCalla, Alabama)
Date:
1998
Medium:
Graphite, charcoal, and pastel on paper
Dimensions:
44 × 30 in. (111.8 × 76.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Souls Grown Deep Foundation from the William S. Arnett Collection, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.548.23
Rights and Reproduction:
© Thornton Dial
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (lower left): TD
William S. Arnett, Atlanta (1998–2005; his gift in 2005 to Tinwood Alliance); Tinwood Alliance, Atlanta (2005–10; transfer in 2010 to Souls Grown Deep); Souls Grown Deep Foundation, Atlanta (2010–14; their gift to MMA)

Indianapolis Museum of Art. "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," February 25–May 15, 2011, no. 65 (lent by the Souls Grown Deep Foundation).

New Orleans Museum of Art. "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," February 26–May 20, 2012, no. 65.

Charlotte, N. C. Mint Museum. "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," July 2–September 30, 2012, no. 65.

Atlanta. High Museum of Art. "Hard Truths: The Art of Thornton Dial," March 23–June 16, 2013, no. 65.

Jane Livingston in Thornton Dial in the 21st Century. Ed. Paul Arnett, Joanne Cubbs, and Eugene W. Metcalf Jr. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Atlanta, 2005, fig. 5 (color).



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