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Chalk Drawing - Portrait of Robert Tannahill

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1950P5
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1932 - 1932

Maker Information

Artist:Diego Rivera - View biography for Diego Rivera


This drawing relates to a painting of 1932. It portrays Robert Tannahill who became a member of the Arts Commission of the City of Detroit, which administered the Detroit Institute of Arts. He was subsequently one of its major patrons. The drawing typifies much of Rivera's work with its bold, confident use of line.

Purchased from Clifford White and presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 1950.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Medium:Red chalk on paper.

Associated People


Height:736 mm
Width:578 mm