George Dureau, Boxer with Tattoo, c. 1975

Oil and pencil on paper

George Dureau (1930-2014) was a well known photographer and painter in New Orleans.
He was taken by unusual people - people with tattoos, malformities, etc. He an influence on Maplethorpe and gives a great humanity to all of his subjects.

H: 36” W: 29.5”

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