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Henry Louis Gates: PD.22-2023

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 3


Henry Louis Gates


Marshall, Kerry James




A portrait of the eminent African American Studies scholar Henry Louis 'Skip' Gates Jr, who is known for his pioneering theories on African and American literature.


History note: The artist

Legal notes

Given by Kerry James Marshall, 2023

Measurements and weight

Depth: 9.5 cm
Height: 170.3 cm
Width: 104.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2023) by Marshall, Kerry James


21st Century
Production date: AD 2020

Materials used in production

Polyvinyl chloride
Acrylic paint

Techniques used in production

Painting : Acrylic on PVC panel in artist's frame

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: signed and dated
  • Location: Recto
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.22-2023
Primary reference Number: 313332
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 2 November 2023 Updated: Tuesday 28 November 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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