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Study for Moon over Harlem

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
recto: tempera, pen and ink, and pencil on paper verso: tempera and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet recto: 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 60.9 cm) sheet verso: 24 x 18 in. (60.9 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1943-1944
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Cityscape\time\night  Search this
Figure female\nude  Search this
Study  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Occupation\service\policeman  Search this
State of being\evil\violence  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
State of being\evil\crime  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.151R-V
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War Scene

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
tempera on paper
Dimensions:
recto and verso: 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61.0 cm) irregular
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1941-1942
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
State of being\evil\war  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic  Search this
Object\weapon\gun  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.152R-V
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Swearing in George Washington

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Unidentified (American)  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington  Search this
Medium:
tempera and pen and ink with pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet recto: 16 3/8 x 16 5/8 in. (41.6 x 42.2 cm) sheet verso: 16 5/8 x 16 3/8 in. (42.2 x 41.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1942-1943
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\airplane  Search this
Occupation\political\president  Search this
Ceremony\civic\oath  Search this
History\United States\Inauguration of Washington  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.155R-V
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Evisa, Corsica

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
recto: 25 1/2 x 19 5/8 in. (64.8 x 49.8 cm) verso: 19 5/8 x 25 1/2 in. (49.8 x 64.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1929
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape\France\Corsica  Search this
Landscape\Corsica\Evisa  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.33R-V
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Entombment

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 1/8 x 19 1/2 in. (43.5 x 49.4 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1939
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Crucifixion  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.553V
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Haile Selassie

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Haile Selassie  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
32 7/8 x 25 1/2 in. (83.5 x 64.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Occupation\military  Search this
Portrait male\elderly  Search this
Ethnic\Danish  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.607R-V
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Little Girl

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
21 1/8 x 17 1/4 in. (53.6 x 43.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1930
Topic:
Portrait female\bust  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Portrait female\child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.745
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Sowing

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
10 x 16 1/4 in. (25.5 x 41.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1940-1942
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Animal\donkey  Search this
Occupation\farm\sowing  Search this
Occupation\farm\farmer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1021
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Soap Box Racing

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
tempera and pen and ink with pencil on paper
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 15 in. (32.0 x 38.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1939-1942
Topic:
Children  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\cart  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\racing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1097V
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Street Scene (Denmark)

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.7 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1932-1935
Topic:
Cityscape\street  Search this
Cityscape\Denmark  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1156
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Harry S. Truman

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Harry Truman  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
5 1/4 x 3 5/8 in. (13.4 x 9.2 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure male\head  Search this
Occupation\political\president  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1157R-V
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Soldiers Standing with Rifles

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
pencil and pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 3/4 x 22 3/8 in. (47.6 x 56.8 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1942
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Still life\weapon\gun  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1120V
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Red Cross Nurse with Mother, Young Boy and Nursing Child

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
pen and ink and pencil on paper adhered to linen
Dimensions:
18 1/4 x 14 in. (46.5 x 35.5 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1942
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child  Search this
Occupation\medicine\nurse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.134V
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Dead Rooster

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
watercolor with pencil on paper
Dimensions:
16 x 21 1/2 in. (40.6 x 54.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1932-1936
Topic:
Landscape\road  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
State of being\death  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.63R-V
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Village Streets, Denmark

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
brush and ink and watercolor with pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 x 13 3/4 in. (25.4 x 34.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1930-1935
Topic:
Landscape\bird's eye view  Search this
Landscape\Denmark  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\roof  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\chimney  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.755R-V
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Old Street, Kerteminde, Denmark

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 1/4 x 23 1/4 in. (46.5 x 58.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1930-1932
Topic:
Landscape\road  Search this
Landscape\town  Search this
Landscape\Denmark\Kerteminde  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1
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Portrait of a Man

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
19 x 15 in. (48.2 x 38.1 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1930-1935
Topic:
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.100
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Volunteer Workers

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on plywood
Dimensions:
27 5/8 x 31 7/8 in. (70.1 x 81.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1942-1944
Topic:
Architecture\domestic\house  Search this
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Occupation\medicine\nurse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1004
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Department:
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edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1004

Woman in Calico

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
26 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. (67.4 x 52.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1944
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Portrait female\Lillian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1014
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Portrait of a Man with Glasses

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
brush and ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
18 3/8 x 14 1/4 in. (46.7 x 36.2 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1930-1935
Topic:
Portrait male\head  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.101R-V
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Department:
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Data Source:
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