Charles Drew by Inge Hardison

Ruth Inge Hardison (February 3, 1914 – March 23, 2016) was an African American sculptor, artist, and photographer. She created a series of Ingenious Americans, little known black inventors and other notables commissioned and sold by Old Taylor Whiskey in the late 1960s. The series of nine busts included Benjamin Banneker, Charles Richard Drew, Matthew Henson, Frederick McKinley Jones, Lewis Latimer, Garrett Morgan, Norbert Rillieux, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams and Granville Woods.

 

  • Charles Richard Drew Bust By Inge Hardison - Signed and Dated by artist 1967
  • Bust is in good condition with a couple small marks and name sticker on front torn
  • Bust is approx. 9" tall 5" wide and 4 1/2" deep
  • Brown bronze patina. Dr. Charles Drew was the inventor of the blood bank.
  • A nice African-American subject by one of America's African-American artist's.
  • She also created a series of Ingenious Americans, little known black inventors and other notables commissioned and sold by Old Taylor Whiskey in the late 1960s. The series of nine busts which this is one of.  At auction her sculptures have earned more than $1300 apiece per Wikipedia.

 

INGE HARDISON (American, 1904-1950) “BUST OF CHARLES RICHARD DREW (1905-1950)”. Plaster bust of man mounted on square bevel base with label indicating title and “He found a way to save lives by saving blood”. Signed on back “Inge Hardison 1967”. Brown bronze patina. Dr. Charles Drew was the inventor of the blood bank. A nice African-American subject by one of America’s African-American artist’s. SIZE: 5” h; base 5-1/4” x 4-1/4”. CONDITION: Chip to corners of base and at back edge of bust. Generally very good. 9-25522 (300-500)

Charles Drew by Inge Hardison

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Charles Drew by Inge Hardison

$100.00
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Ruth Inge Hardison (February 3, 1914 – March 23, 2016) was an African American sculptor, artist, and photographer. She created a series of Ingenious Americans, little known black inventors and other notables commissioned and sold by Old Taylor Whiskey in the late 1960s. The series of nine busts included Benjamin Banneker, Charles Richard Drew, Matthew Henson, Frederick McKinley Jones, Lewis Latimer, Garrett Morgan, Norbert Rillieux, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams and Granville Woods.

 

  • Charles Richard Drew Bust By Inge Hardison - Signed and Dated by artist 1967
  • Bust is in good condition with a couple small marks and name sticker on front torn
  • Bust is approx. 9" tall 5" wide and 4 1/2" deep
  • Brown bronze patina. Dr. Charles Drew was the inventor of the blood bank.
  • A nice African-American subject by one of America's African-American artist's.
  • She also created a series of Ingenious Americans, little known black inventors and other notables commissioned and sold by Old Taylor Whiskey in the late 1960s. The series of nine busts which this is one of.  At auction her sculptures have earned more than $1300 apiece per Wikipedia.

 

INGE HARDISON (American, 1904-1950) “BUST OF CHARLES RICHARD DREW (1905-1950)”. Plaster bust of man mounted on square bevel base with label indicating title and “He found a way to save lives by saving blood”. Signed on back “Inge Hardison 1967”. Brown bronze patina. Dr. Charles Drew was the inventor of the blood bank. A nice African-American subject by one of America’s African-American artist’s. SIZE: 5” h; base 5-1/4” x 4-1/4”. CONDITION: Chip to corners of base and at back edge of bust. Generally very good. 9-25522 (300-500)