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Jacob Lawrence, American, 1917 - 2000

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1967

Opaque watercolor and tempera over graphite on wove paper

Image: 14 5/8 x 13 in. (37.1 x 33 cm)

Sheet: 15 7/16 x 13 3/4 in. (39.2 x 35 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Jay R. Wolf, Class of 1951

W.976.204

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Watercolor

Classification

Watercolor

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, lower right: Jacob Lawrence 67; inscribed, in graphite, lower right with cropping lines: 13

Course History

AAAS 91.1, ENGL 53.18, The Harlem Renaissance, J. Martin Favor, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States. Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 74, Text as Image / Image as Text: Narratives of African American History and Identity, Emma Routhier, Class of 2012, Levinson Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 3-December 2, 2012.

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC (no cat. no.), May 27-August 19, 2001, The Whitney Museum of American Art: November 8, 2001-February 3, 2002, The Detroit Institute of Arts: February 24-May 19, 2002, High Museum of Art: June 15-September 8, 2002, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: October 6, 2002-January 5, 2003, Seattle Art Museum: February 6-May 4, 2003.

Works by Jacob Lawrence in the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Friends-Cheatham Niche Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), April 10-May 23, 1999.

The Jay Wolf Bequest of Contemporary Art, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, (no cat.), June 24-August 28, 1977.

Jacob Lawrence: Paintings for Harriet and the Promised Land, Terry Dintenfass, Inc., New York, (no cat.), 1968.

Publication History

Emma Routhier, A Space for Dialogue 74, Text as Image / Image as Text: Narratives of African American History and Identity, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2012, ill. p. 1.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 38, 218, 275, ill. p. 38, fig. 39, 219, no. 78.

Peter T. Nesbett, Michelle DuBois with assistance from Stephanie Ellis-Smith, Jacob Lawrence: Paintings, Drawings, and Murals (1935-1999): A Catalogue Raisonne, Seattle and London: University of Washington Press in association with Jacob Lawrence Catalogue Raisonne Project, 2000, ill. p. 151.

Jacob Lawrence, Harriet and the Promised Land, New York, Windmill Books, Simon and Schuster, 1968, n.p.

Provenance

The artist; consigned to Terry Dintenfass, Inc. (art dealer), New York, 1968; sold to Julius (Jay) Rosenthal Wolf (1919-1976), Class of 1951, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1976.

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