Another colorful, wall portrait from blues history — the Blues Empress herself, Bessie Smith (who died in Clarksdale in  1937). Paint and marker on wood block blues art by artist Chris Kruse — approximately 12" tall.


ALSO... please check out Chris Kruse's very cool Mississippi coloring book in our online bookstore!

Bessie Smith artwork by Chris Kruse


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    Clarksdale, MS 38614

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