Blanton Museum of Art, Sonya Clark’s Madam C.J. Walker is on the right

Sonya Clark, Madam C. J. Walker, 2008, Combs, 309.88 cm x 220.98 cm (122 in. x 87 in.), Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin
Purchase through the generosity of Marilyn D. Johnson; Beverly Dale; Buckingham Foundation, Inc.; Jeanne and Michael Klein; Fredericka and David Middleton; H-E-B; Joseph and Tam Hawkins; Carmel and Gregory Fenves; The National Council of Negro Women (Austin Section); Lone Star (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated; Town Lake (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated; National Society of Black Engineers-Austin Professionals; Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce; National Black MBA Association Austin Chapter; and other donors, 2016.

Sonya Clark, Madam C. J. Walker, Detail, 2008.

Photograph of Madam CJ Walker, Addison Scurlock, silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, H x W: 5 15/16 x 3 15/16 in. (15.1 x 10 cm), © A’Lelia Bundles
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