James Van Der Zee

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James VanDerZee

James VanDerZee, [Group in car], ca. 1920s (753.1990) James VanDerZee, The Actor, 1922 (853.2000) James VanDerZee, [Unidentified Man], ca. 1923 (650.1990) James VanDerZee, Escape Artist, 1924 (883.…

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James Van Der Zee (United States, 1886-1983). Model, 1927. The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Michigan. Museum Purchase, 1975. http://www.umma.umich.edu

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James VanDerZee

James VanDerZee, [Group in car], ca. 1920s (753.1990) James VanDerZee, The Actor, 1922 (853.2000) James VanDerZee, [Unidentified Man], ca. 1923 (650.1990) James VanDerZee, Escape Artist, 1924 (883.…

James Van Der Zee - Queen of Swastika (This has nothing to do with Nazis, I promise -- the swastika was a Native American symbol, long before the Third Reich.

James Van Der Zee - Queen of Swastika

Portrait of Siblings.

Cleveland Museum of Art

Title : Undeclared War Date : 1927

James Van Der Zee 1927