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FREEING ART FROM WOOD: The Sculpture of Leslie Garland Bolling
List of Titles - Portraits

Freeing Art From Wood

An Ordinary Life

Few Things This Side of Heaven …

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Working For More Appreciation of Negro Art

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For portraits, Bolling emphasized the details of the face that individualized the subject, understanding that those details "are the things that people remember."

Titles with an asterisk (*) 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.

 Portraits
 Billy
Ca. 1935
Bishop BrooksBishop Brooks*
1935
Courtesy of the James K. Hill Collection. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
 Bunny
Ca. 1935
 Dr. W. T. Johnson
1932
F. D. R.F. D. R.*
1940
Courtesy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum, Hyde Park, NY. Photography by Paul Stokes
Joshua KinneyJoshua Kinney*
1938
Courtesy of Second Presbyterian Church, Richmond. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
 Lum and Abner
1942
 Marian Anderson
1940
Mrs. RooseveltMrs. Roosevelt*
1940
Courtesy of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum, Hyde Park, NY. Photography by Paul Stokes
 Portrait Bust
Ca. 1933
 Portrait Bust of a Friend
Ca. 1937
 Son of Alfred Stratford
1940
 Thomas C. Parker
1935
Tyree BakerTyree Baker*
1939
Courtesy of Shelby Vincent. Photography by Pierre Courtois, LVA
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