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Jacob Lawrence

The Workshop

This lot has been withdrawn

Lot Details


Jacob Lawrence

1917 - 2000

The Workshop

signed and dated 1978

gouache on paper

28 1/2 by 20 in. 72.4 by 50.8 cm.

framed: 33 1/2 by 24 1/2 in. 85.1 by 62.2 cm.

Please note this lot has been withdrawn.
Collection of Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, Seattle
Terry Dintenfass Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1988

Peter T. Nesbett and Michelle DuBois, Jacob Lawrence: Paintings, Drawings and Murals (1935-1999), A Catalogue Raisonné, Seattle 2000, no. P78-04, p. 187, illustrated in color

New York, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The Business of Slavery, February - April 1978, cat. no. 3

Trenton, New Jersey State Museum, Six Black Americans: Benny Andrews, Romate Bearden, Sam Gilliam, Richard Hunt, Jacob Lawrence, Betye Saar, January - March 1980, cat. no. 6

New York, CBS Broadcasting, Art NY, March 1981

Morristown, Rossi Gallery, American Image, January - March 1982

Alexandria Museum of Art, The Rhythm of Life: Selected Works by Bearden, Gwathmey, and Lawrence, January - March 1984

cat. no. 135

Seattle Art Museum,; The Oakland Museum; Atlanta, High Museum of Art; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Dallas Museum of Art; The Brooklyn Museum, Jacob Lawrence: American Painter, July 1986 – December 1989, cat. no. 135, p. 219, illustrated

New York, Pratt Institute, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, This Was Pratt, March - April 1988

New Orleans Museum of Art, Raised to the Trade: Creole Building Arts of New Orleans, November 2002 - January 2003 

Miami Art Museum, Figuratively Speaking: Selections from the Permanent Collection and Private Collections, February - October 2005

Princeton University Art Museum, Extended Loan, 2015 - October 2020