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Jacob Lawrence

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Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence

The Family

The Family

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Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Jacob Lawrence

1917 - 2000

The Family



signed Jacob Lawrence and dated '64 (lower right) 

tempera on board

board: 24 by 20 inches (61 by 50.8 cm)

framed: 31 ¼ by 27 inches (79.4 by 68.6 cm)

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The artist
Terry Dintenfass, Inc., New York, 1965
A Private Midwest Collection (acquired from the above)
By descent to the present owners
Peter T. Nesbett and Michelle DuBois, Jacob Lawrence: Paintings, Drawings, and Murals (1935-1999): A Catalogue Raisonné, Seattle, Washington, 2000, no. P64-01, p. 155, illustrated 
Peter T. Nesbett and Michelle DuBois, Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence, Seattle, Washington, 2000, fig. 73, pp. 181-82, 184, illustrated
Patricia Hills, Painting Harlem Modern: The Art of Jacob Lawrence, Berkeley, California, 2009, pp. 243-44, fig. 182, illustrated
New York, Terry Dintenfass, Inc., Jacob Lawrence Paintings, January 1965
Los Angeles, California, UCLA Art Galleries, Dickson Art Center, The Negro in American Art, September-October 1966, no. 3
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; St. Louis, Missouri, The St. Louis Art Museum; Birmingham, Alabama, Birmingham Museum of Art; Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum; Kansas City, Missouri, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art; Kansas City, Missouri, Atkins Museum of Fine Arts; New Orleans, Louisiana, New Orleans Museum of Art, Jacob Lawrence, May 1974-March 1975, no. 147, p. 59
Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum; Oakland, California, Oakland Museum of California; Atlanta, Georgia, High Museum of Art; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Collection; Dallas, Texas, Dallas Museum of Art; Brooklyn, New York, The Brooklyn Museum, Jacob Lawrence: American Painter, July 1986-December 1987, no. 101, p. 215, illustrated
Springfield, Ohio, Springfield Museum of Art; Columbus, Ohio, Ohio Arts Council, Riffe Gallery, Masterworks by Twentieth Century African-American Artists, January-June 1998, no. 33