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Women Bathing

Artist:
Meyer Wolfe, born Louisville, KY 1897-died Nashville, TN 1985  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Figure group\female  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Recreation\leisure\grooming  Search this
Object number:
1982.71.3
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Colored Playground

Artist:
Charles K. Gleeson, born St. Louis, MO 1878-died Meriden, CT 1971  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 in. (21.4 x 27.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1929
Topic:
Cityscape  Search this
Landscape\park  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
Figure\child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.116
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Arabella

Artist:
Arthur W. Hall, born Bowie, TX 1889-died Albuquerque, NM 1981  Search this
Medium:
drypoint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in. (24.0 x 18.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1932
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Animal\cat  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.135
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Do as You Choose Alley, Charleston

Artist:
Elizabeth O'Neill Verner, born Charleston, SC 1883-died Charleston, SC 1979  Search this
Medium:
etching
Dimensions:
6 7/8 x 5 in. (17.5 x 12.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Cityscape\street\alley  Search this
Cityscape\South Carolina\Charleston  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.359
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Rummage Sale

Artist:
Jerome C. Fridenberg, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
drypoint on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 5 x 6 7/8 in. (12.7 x 17.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1930
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Occupation\vendor  Search this
Occupation\domestic\shopping  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.556
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Past Glory

Artist:
Yngve Edward Soderberg, born Chicago, IL 1896-1971/72  Search this
Medium:
drypoint
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 11 7/8 in. (21.0 x 30.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1935
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\stairs  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.674
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Nigger Quarters

Artist:
James Swann, born Merkel, TX 1905-died Chicago, IL 1985  Search this
Medium:
drypoint
Dimensions:
7 x 8 7/8 in. (17.8 x 22.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\laundry  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\apartment  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.682
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Picnic at the Beach

Artist:
Polly Knipp Hill, born Ithaca, NY 1900-died St. Petersburg, FL 1990  Search this
Medium:
etching
Dimensions:
7 7/8 x 11 in. (20.0 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\beach  Search this
Recreation\picnic  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1941.6.17
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Susie Q

Artist:
Blanche McVeigh, born St. Charles, MO 1895-died Fort Worth, TX 1970  Search this
Medium:
aquatint
Dimensions:
8 1/2 x 6 in. (21.6 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\piano  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Object\written matter\sheet music  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1941.6.22
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Triflin' Woman

Artist:
Blanche McVeigh, born St. Charles, MO 1895-died Fort Worth, TX 1970  Search this
Medium:
aquatint
Dimensions:
8 7/8 x 6 3/4 in. (22.5 x 17.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Recreation\leisure\conversation  Search this
Object\other\sign  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1941.6.23
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The Sisters

Artist:
Roselle H. Osk, born New York City 1884-died New York City 1954  Search this
Medium:
drypoint
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure group\family\siblings  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1941.6.28
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Head of a Negro Boy

Artist:
Alice Pike Barney, born Cincinnati, OH 1857-died Los Angeles, CA 1931  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
14 x 12 in. (35.7 x 30.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Portrait male\head  Search this
Portrait male\child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of James Perrine Barney
Object number:
1957.12.2
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Revival

Artist:
Julia Eckel, born Washington, DC 1907-died 1988 Washington, DC  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
40 1/8 x 56 1/8 in. (101.9 x 142.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Ceremony\religion\revival  Search this
Occupation\religion\preacher  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\Washington, D.C.  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.106
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Coming down the Road

Artist:
Margaret N. Dodson, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25 x 30 1/8 in. (63.5 x 76.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1934
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Architecture\domestic\house  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Landscape\road\path  Search this
Object\tool\wagon  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.151
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Street Service

Artist:
Julia Eckel, born Washington, DC 1907-died 1988 Washington, DC  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
40 1/8 x 55 5/8 in. (101.8 x 141.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\trumpet  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\Washington, D.C.  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.98
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O Suzanna Don't You Cry for Me

Artist:
David Courlander, born Bay City, MI 1866-died Detroit, MI 1961  Search this
Medium:
opaque watercolor on canvasboard
Dimensions:
20 x 23 7/8 in. (50.7 x 60.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1950-1955
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\banjo  Search this
Literature\unknown\O Suzanna  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Courlander
Object number:
1964.22.3
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(Two Workers Talking)

Artist:
Daniel Rhodes, born Fort Dodge, IA 1911-died Reno, NV 1989  Search this
Medium:
charcoal and pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (39.7 x 34.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1933-1943
Topic:
Landscape\building  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.75
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Firewood #55

Artist:
Jacob Lawrence, born Atlantic City, NJ 1917-died Seattle, WA 2000  Search this
Medium:
gouache, ink and watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 22 3/4 x 31 in. (57.8 x 78.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1942
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Architecture\machine\farm machine  Search this
Occupation\domestic\gathering  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Information Agency through the General Services Administration
Object number:
1966.2.3
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Figures

Artist:
Josef Presser, born Lublin, Poland 1909-died Paris, France 1967  Search this
Medium:
charcoal and chalk on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 7/8 x 18 1/8 in. (35.2 x 46.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1933-1934
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.15
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Gwendolyn

Artist:
John Sloan, born Lock Haven, PA 1871-died Hanover, NH 1951  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 x 20 in. (60.9 x 50.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1918
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\child  Search this
Portrait female\Gwendolyn  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. John Sloan
Object number:
1966.58
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Department:
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