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Upper Figure of a Man

Dublin Core

Title

Upper Figure of a Man

Creator

Halper, Roe

Format

40 x 15 inches (unframed)

Identifier

1209

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Biography

Roe Halper is a professional fine artist working in pen and ink, low relief wood carvings, acrylic painting and clay sculpture.

According to Woody Klein’s book "Westport, Connecticut," Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at Temple Israel on Friday night, May 22, 1964. Westport artist Roe Halper presented King with three woodcarvings, representing the civil rights struggle. He hung them proudly in the front hallway of his Atlanta home.

Category

WSPAC

Media

Acrylic

Media Details

Acrylic

Signature Position

Signed, lower right

Donor

Ann Sheffer

Citation

Halper, Roe, “Upper Figure of a Man,” Westport Public Schools Digital Collections, accessed May 6, 2021, https://collections.westportps.org/items/show/1296.

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:relation Item: Bedford Middle School
This Item dcterms:creator Item: Roe Halper