Marie (West Indian)1925 by Gari Melchers

Sketch of Young Black Woman in White Dress and Hat. "Melchers painted Marie (West Indian) (gouache on paper, 18 1/2" x 11") around 1925, during a trip to the West Indies. The subject of the painting, whom Melchers called "Ma Petite," was one of the painter's favorite models." http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/arts-culture/gari-melchers-1860-1932
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