"A portrait is a picture in which there is just a tiny little something not quite right about the mouth." -- John Singer Sargent

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Frederick Douglass



This 2010 portrait of Frederick Douglass by Luis Peralta Del Valle  hangs in the Vistors' Center at Cedar Hill Frederick Douglass' house in Washington, DC.


 Frederick Douglass, Former slave sent by the living GOD to demonstrate the possibilities of Man.  Luis Peralta Del Valle, 2010 Acrylic canvas www.luisperaltagallery.com

Cedar Hill

The Frederick Douglass Bridge


This painting somewhat resembles this image from the cover of Frederick Douglass: A Clarion Voice by John Blassingame, 1976.


And this photo which appeared in Frederic May Holland, Frederick Douglass: the colored orator, 1895.





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