Attributed to Charles Gordon Cutler, Jr. (American, 1914-1970) pastel and charcoal on paper bust length portrait of an African American girl. Signed "Cutler" lower left. Float mounted behind glass in a matted wood frame with incised decoration. Sheet – 22" H x 17" W. Framed – 34 1/8" H x 29 1/8" W. Note: the son of a well known painter by the same name, Boston-born Charles Cutler was best known for his sculpture, frequently depicting African American subjects. He was recruited to Cincinnati as the head of the sculpture department at the Cincinnati Art Academy in 1948. CONDITION: Light toning. 1/4" loss to bottom right corner. Minor losses to edges of drawing. Overall good condition.
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