Pregnant Woman

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Bessie Harvey (American, 1929–1994)
Pregnant Woman, ca. 1985
Painted root and wood with beads and hair
15 × 10 × 5 1/2 in. (38.1 × 25.4 × 13.97 cm)
The Michael and Julie Hall Collection of American Folk Art M1989.142
Currently on View

Publication History
Hayes, Jeffrey Russell, Lucy R. Lippard, and Kenneth L. Ames. Common Ground/Uncommon Vision: The Michael and Julie Hall Collection of American Folk Art. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1993, p. 78, 127 and 248-249, cat. 175, color illus. p. 54, b/w illus. p. 248.
Exhibition History
Uncommon Folk: Traditions in American Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, January 29–May 4, 2014.

Common Ground/Uncommon Vision: The Michael and Julie Hall Collection of American Folk Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, April 16–June 20, 1993; Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, July 18–September 5, 1993; Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, November 12, 1993–Januray 2, 1994; Phoenix Art Museum, March 5–May 15, 1994; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, June 10–September 4, 1994; Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 3, 1994–January 2, 1995.


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