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BEAUFORD DELANEY  1901-1979

BEAUFORD DELANEY 1901-1979

Size:  19 1/2 x 10

Medium:  o/b

Signed:  Lower left

 

Born in 1901, Beauford Delaney, an expatriate African-American painter, spent his childhood and teen years in Knoxville, Tennessee.  He studied at the Massachusetts Normal School in Boston, in 1924, moving to Harlem and other New York City locations in 1929.  In 1953, he went permanently to live in France, mainly Paris.  He died there on March 25, 1979. 

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