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FREEING ART FROM WOOD: The Sculpture of Leslie Garland Bolling
List of Titles - Displayed at LVA Exhibition

Freeing Art From Wood

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Working For More Appreciation of Negro Art

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The following titles were displayed in the exhibition at the Library of Virginia. The PDF symbol indicates catalog entries and images for works discovered after April 1, 2006. Click on the PDF symbol (Adobe PDF) to access the entries on these recent discoveries. Exhibited works known before that date are published in the catalog, Freeing Art from Wood: The Sculpture of Leslie Garland Bolling, available from the Virginia Shop at the Library of Virginia, or online.

This list of titles was compiled from exhibition pamphlets and catalogs, published reviews and articles, and correspondence.

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At WorkAt WorkAdobe PDF
1937
Courtesy of the Poehler Family in memory of Raymond Poehler. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Aunt MondayAunt Monday*
1932
Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Antrim. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Beautiful WomanhoodBeautiful Womanhood*
1931
Courtesy of Constance Porter Uzelac. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Bishop BrooksBishop Brooks*
1935
Courtesy of the James K. Hill Collection. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Boxer [Wild Cat]Boxer [Wild Cat]*
1933
Photograph courtesy of the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of American Negro Arts and Letters, Beinecke Library, Yale University
Brunswick StewBrunswick Stew*
1930s
Courtesy of John M. Camp, Jr. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Cousin–on–FridayCousin–on–Friday*
1935
Courtesy of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, gift of Alexander D. Weddell, 1944.2.1. Photography by Katherine Wetzel
DespairDespairAdobe PDF
Ca. 1935
Courtesy of Harriette D. Davidson. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
F. D. R.F. D. R.*
1940
Courtesy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum, Hyde Park, NY. Photography by Paul Stokes
Ice ManIce Man*
1937
Courtesy of Hilary Ward Schnadt and Clarence D. Schnadt. Photography by James Fraher
JanitorJanitor*
1940
Courtesy of the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Foundation for the Arts, San Antonio
Joshua KinneyJoshua Kinney*
1938
Courtesy of Second Presbyterian Church, Richmond. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Mrs. RooseveltMrs. Roosevelt*
1940
Courtesy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum, Hyde Park, NY. Photography by Paul Stokes
New Moon [also known as Half Moon]New Moon [also known as Half Moon]*
1933
Courtesy of Constance Porter Uzelac. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Nude [Painted]Nude [Painted]*
Ca. 1933
Courtesy of Marshall Goodman. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Nude with BookNude with Book*
1930s
Courtesy of Avis E. Holmes, Patty D. Brown, and Reuben B. Greene. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Queen of DreamsQueen of Dreams*
Ca. 1937
Courtesy of Carol Hoffman. Photography by Suzanne Van Bylevelt
Quilt MakingQuilt Making*
1930s
Courtesy of John M. Camp, Jr. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Salome IIISalome III*
1935
Courtesy of Marlene Jackson. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Saver of SolesSaver of Soles*
1941
Courtesy of Carol Hoffman. Photography by Suzanne Van Bylevelt
ShopperShopper*
1933
Courtesy of R. Clark and Barbara Gillett. Photography by Jim Cawthorne, Camera One
Sister Tuesday [Ironing]Sister Tuesday [Ironing]*
1934
Courtesy of Carol Hoffman. Photography by Suzanne Van Bylevelt
Sowin’ SeedSowin’ Seed*
1941
Courtesy of Michael L. Sanyour, Jr. Photography by Fred Pfaff
Standing WomanStanding Woman*
Ca. 1934
Courtesy of Jerome Gray. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Tyree BakerTyree Baker*
1939
Courtesy of Shelby Vincent. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Woman Brushing Her HairWoman Brushing Her Hair*
1938
Courtesy of Jeffrey W. Parker. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Woman Brushing Her Hair (version 2)Woman Brushing Her Hair (version 2)*
1941
Courtesy of E. H. Thompson. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Woman CookingWoman CookingAdobe PDF
1942
Courtesy of Bill Robinson. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Woman ShoppingWoman Shopping*
1930s
Courtesy of Avis E. Holmes, Patty D. Brown, and Reuben B. Greene. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
Woman’s HeadWoman’s Head*
1932
Photograph courtesy of the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of American Negro Arts and Letters, Beinecke Library, Yale University
Worker’s HandWorker’s Hand*
Ca. 1934
Courtesy of the Valentine Richmond History Center. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
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