This is a Drawing. It was designed by E. McKnight Kauffer and written by Carl van Vechten and published by Alfred A. Knopf. It is dated 1930 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is brush and watercolor on board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.
Its dimensions are
33.5 × 26.1 cm (13 3/16 × 10 1/4 in.)
It is signed
Signed in graphite, at bottom right: E. McKnight Kauffer
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, at bottom right corner: "Nigger Heaven" / van Vechten - Knopf
Cite this object as
Drawing, Illustration; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; brush and watercolor on board; 33.5 × 26.1 cm (13 3/16 × 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-316