A Racial Analysis of the Mother Figure in “Portrait of Artist’s Mother”


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A Racial Analysis of the Mother Figure in the African American Painting Experience in “Portrait of Artist’s Mother” by Henry Ossawa Tanner
The importance of the mother in the African American family unit is vital in this analysis of “Portrait of Artist’s Mother” (1897) by Henry Ossawa Tanner. With the inspiration of this painting coming from James McNeil Whistler’s “Portrait of Artist’s Mother” being Tanner’s compositional reflection of white American painting, he projects a far warmer and loving painting of his mother. By observing the various aspects of motherly love as Tanner’s modes operandi in this painting, one can realize the central importance of the mother figure in African American life as an expression of a non-racialized...
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.....LE OF BOOK HERE. (): 26. FILE 12.
“Portrait of the Artist’s Mother.” File 16.
“Tanner Exhibit Portrays Biblical View.” Philadelphia Tribune. (1984). File 7.
“Tanner Family History Comes Alive Through Research of Grandniece.” File 6.
(Note to Customer: The files were sent to me separately and without any association to which books they belonged. I had to literally download 16 files one at a time. However, I have done my best to cite the sources and to provide the file numbers in which they were sent. This will help you identify the proper book (I noted the page number when I could see it on the page you scanned), magazine, or newspaper in which they were found. You will need to fill in the bibliography and some of the citations accordingly.)