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After a Shower
This painting highlights the presence and prominence of African American Delawareans in the visual arts profession.
This depiction of Wilmington was the first painting by Loper, Sr. a native of the city, to be included in an exhibition at the Delaware Art Museum in 1937. The painting won an award and was purchased by the Museum, becoming the first work by an African American artist to enter its permanent collection.
DMA Label Text
20 1/2 x 26 1/2 in
23 5/8 × 29 1/2 in (frame)
Louisa du Pont Copeland Memorial Fund, 1937
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