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Robert Colescott (1925-2009)
The Boss
signed, titled and dated '”The Boss” R. Colescott 1990’ (lower left)
acrylic on paper
40 3/8 x 26 in. (102.6 x 66 cm.)
Painted in 1990.
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston
Private collection, Boston
Private collection, California
Acquired from the above by the present owner

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"To make a statement about white perceptions of black people by redoing a stereotype, who ever thought such a thing could happen?" — Robert Colescott

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