Three (3) Joseph Delaney (Tennessee/New York, 1904-1991) drawings on paper, including portrait, nudes. 1st item: Ink on paper drawing depicting a young African American man holding a pipe. Signed “Joe Delaney” in ink lower right. Later date reading “C. 1930” in black marker lower left, later inscription reading “Donated by: The Michaelearey Delaney/Collection, March 2012,/Black Cherokee Productions” in ink lower right. Mounted to mat with old tape to each corner. Sheet – 15 1/8″ H x 11 1/8″ W. Mat – 19 1/4″ H x 14 3/8″ W. 2nd item: Large crayon on paper drawing depicting five posed female nude figures. Unsigned. 22″ H x 31 3/4″ W. 3rd item: Pencil on paper drawing with sketches of human figures. Unsigned. Housed in a red three ring folder with ink inscription reading “Special Rocky Hayden inside” likely in Joseph’s handwriting. Drawing – 11 1/8″ H x 8 5/8″ W. Folder – 11 1/2″ H x 9 5/8″ W x 1″ D. CONDITION: Overall good condition areas of toning, few foxing spots, smudging. 2nd item: Tears, areas of loss to edges of paper, figures primarily intact.