The Janitor Who Paints
Palmer Hayden was known for his paintings of the African American scene. In a 1969 interview he described The Janitor Who Paints, created around 1930, as "a sort of protest painting" of his own economic and social standing as well as that of his fellow African Americans.
Phébus, Gaston Hunter and Dogs Pursuing Fallow Deer, from Livre de la Chasse, Ms. 27, fol. 81v (detail) about 1430 - 1440 Tempera colors, gold paint, silver paint, and gold leaf on parchment bound between pasteboard covered withred morocco, 10 3/8 x 7 1/4 in The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles