Porter, James Amos, Sr.
American, 20th century, male.
Born 22 December 1905, in Baltimore (Maryland); died 28 February 1971, in Washington DC.
Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, pastellist, illustrator, art historian. Figures, portraits, still-lifes. Murals, cartoons.
James Amos Porter Senior studied at Howard University in Washington DC, at Columbia University Teachers College in New York, and at the Art Students League and New York University in New York. He also studied in Europe. He taught at Howard University and was director of its Art Gallery ...