The Assassination, panel four from The Temple Murals: The Life of Malcolm X

Florian Jenkins, American, born 1940


June 15-October 15, 1972

Acrylic on canvas adhered to the wall

Overall: 76 1/2 × 169 1/8 in. (194.31 × 429.578 cm)

Overall: 19 1/2 × 62 in. (49.53 × 157.48 cm)

Overall: 19 1/2 × 39 in. (49.53 × 99.06 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Commissioned by the Afro-American Society, Dartmouth College



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed and dated, in red pigment, to the right of the doorway, above the bottom right panel: FLORIAN JENKINS '72

Course History

REL 26, Islam in America, Zahra Ayubi, Winter 2017

Publication History

Florian Jenkins, Stefan Bradley, Crishuana Williams, The Temple Murals: The Life of Malcolm X, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2014.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.64, no.40.


Commissioned by the Afro-American Society, Dartmouth College; given to present collection, 1972.

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