The Life and Art of Bill Traylor

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Untitled (Turkey With Bug) c. 1939–1942

Animals are consistent themes in Traylor's work. They are said to have been homages to farm animals he remembered from the plantation, where he worked for much of his life. He was known for conveying a sense of individuality in each one. (Photo: Courtesy of American Folk Art Museum)