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"The Glory Train" by Ruth Starr Rose, Amer., (1887-1965)
Color Lithograph, ca. 1939, ed.16, 10 x 13-1/4, signed and titled in blue ink, on buff laid paper. Tape residue along top margin edge from previous mount. One spot of foxing beneath the trumpeter's mouth, mostly visible verso, slight toning in mat opening. A favorite theme and great folkloric image by this important artist, devoted to portraying African American culture and folklore, treated in several versions and media.