Bill Traylor, Blue Cat, 1939-1942. In only three years, between 1939 and 1942, Bill Traylor—former slave, factory worker, and homeless welfare recipient, who slept on a wooden pallet inside the [Ross-Clayton Funeral Parlor in Montgomery, Alabama]—created his own extraordinary history of drawing in 1,800 images. Most were preserved by his friend and fellow artist, Charles Shannon.
Bill Traylor - American Artist. Via Martin Klasch. “William ‘Bill’ Traylor (April 1, 1854 (?) –October 23, 1949) was a self-taught artist born into slavery on a plantation near Benton, in Lowndes County, Alabama. freakyfauna.tumbl...
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