Head Study (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

John Wilson, American, 1922 - 2015



Soft ground etching and aquatint with chine collé on wove paper

Ed. 30/50

Plate: 19 15/16 × 15 1/4 in. (50.7 × 38.8 cm)

Frame: 31 7/8 × 25 7/8 in. (81 × 65.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


21st century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right, in graphite: Wilson 02; inscribed, lower left, in graphite: 30/50 Head STudy

Course History

AAAS 88.19, Contemporary African-American Artists, Michael Chaney, Summer 2021

SART 27.01, Printmaking I, Tricia Treacy, Fall 2022


Center Street Studio, Milton, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2021.

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