Salemme, Antonio, 1892-
Bust of Ethel Waters.
1927.
This material is open for research.
Antonio Salemme (1892-1995), Italian-born American sculptor.
Ethel Waters (1896-1977), African-American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist, and actress.
A bronze portrait bust of Ethel Waters; the artist inscribed his name at the base of the back of the neck: "Antonio Salemme."
Gift of Fania Marinoff, 1965.
Title devised by cataloger.
Antonio Salemme, Bust of Ethel Waters. James Weldon Johnson Collection in the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Salemme, Antonio, 1892-
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977 -- Portraits.
Jazz singers -- United States -- Portraits.
Sculptors -- United States.
Women blues musicians -- United States -- Portraits.
Busts (figures) -- United States -- 20th century. aat
Sculpture (visual work) -- United States -- 20th century. aat
Sculptors -- United States -- 20th century. lcsh
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
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