The Life and Art of Bill Traylor

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Untitled (Man and Large Dog) c. 1939–1942

Shannon preserved Traylor's work for 40 years and worked to capture the attention of the art world and larger public audiences. One of his biggest accomplishments was showcasing Traylor's drawings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1995. (Photo: Courtesy of American Folk Art Museum)