Advanced Search
Courtesy Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

Self-Portrait of the Artist

Artist: George Tooker (1920 - 2011)
Date: 1947
Diameter: 18 3/4 in. (47.6 cm)
Framed diameter: 25 1/2 in.
Medium: Tempera on panel
Credit Line: Promised Gift to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
Inscriptions: verso, center: Self Portrait / George Tooker verso, on frame board: The surface of this / picture is very delicate / please do not touch / it. / George Tooker / 1947 verso, on frame board: A verso, on frame board: This sw
verso, in black ink: FA565/16 [24 marked out] / AMP / COLOR [on orange labels]
verso, printed in black ink: P / CHRISTIE'S
verso, on frame, in brown and black ink: Eli Wilner & Co., Inc. / Period Frames / COPY OF 19TH CENTURY FRAME / 1525 York Avenue New York, NY 212-744-6521 [paper label]

Signed: c.r., on scrap of paper: George Tooker
On View