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John the Baptist

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Created by:
Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, American, 1877 - 1968
Medium:
paint on plaster
Dimensions:
19 1/2 × 8 5/8 × 7 5/8 in. (49.5 × 21.9 × 19.4 cm)
Type:
sculpture
Date:
ca. 1899
Classification:
Visual Art
Topic:
African American
Art
Religion
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Fuller Family
Object number:
2013.242.2
Rights:
Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Ethiopia

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Created by:
Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, American, 1877 - 1968
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium:
paint on plaster
Dimensions:
13 × 3 1/2 × 3 7/8 in. (33 × 8.9 × 9.8 cm)
Type:
sculpture
Date:
ca. 1921
Classification:
Visual Art
Topic:
African American
African diaspora
Art
Women
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Fuller Family
Object number:
2013.242.1
Rights:
© Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Waterboy [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Water Boy [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)
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Artist:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
On photo mount label: Amer. Sc. Negro Art. M. V. Warrick. Water Boy. Photographer: Museum. Classification number: 282. Accession: 38987.
Topic:
Figure male--Child--Full length
Ethnic
Object--Other--Container
Image number:
SSC S0001123
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Dark Hero [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

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Artist:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Subject:
Unidentified
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
On photo mount label: Sc. Amer. Negro Art. M. V. Warrick. Dark hero. Photographer: Museum. Classification number: 282. Accession: 38988.
Topic:
Portrait male--Head
Ethnic
Image number:
SSC S0001125
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Dark Hero [sculpture] / (photographed by A. Schulock)

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Artist:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Subject:
Unidentified
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
On photo mount label: M. V. Warrick. Dark hero. Ownership unknown. Photographer: A. Schulock. Classification number: 282/W295/799. Accession: 122383. Lantern slide: EC4774.
Although the handwritten photo label lists photographer as A. Schulock, cataloger believes this may be African American photographer Addison N. Scurlock.
Topic:
Portrait male--Head
Ethnic
Image number:
SSC S0001126
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Waterboy [sculpture] / (photographed by A. Schulock)

Water Boy [sculpture] / (photographed by A. Schulock)
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Artist:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964
Type:
Photograph
Notes:
On photo mount label: M. V. Warrick. Water boy. Ownership unknown. Photographer: A. Schulock. Classification number: 282/W295/999. Accession: 122384. Lantern slide: EC4773.
Although the handwriten photo label lists photographer as A. Schulock, cataloger believes this may be African American photographer Addison N. Scurlock.
Topic:
Figure male--Child--Full length
Ethnic
Object--Other--Container
Image number:
SSC S0001124
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Photograph Archives
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Meta Warrick Fuller, 1877-1968 [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller (1877-1968)

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Subject:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Type:
Articles
Date:
1995
Call number:
NX164.N4 B5X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Remaking race and history : the sculpture of Meta Warrick Fuller / Renée Ater

Sculpture of Meta Warrick Fuller
Author:
Ater, Renée
Fuller, Meta Warrick 1877-1968
Subject:
Fuller, Meta Warrick 1877-1968 Criticism and interpretatin
Physical description:
200 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2011
C2011
20th century
Notes:
"The George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies."
Contents:
Introduction -- "Foremost sculptor of the Negro race" -- Segregation and belonging -- Memory and commemoration -- Face and Americanization -- Epilogue
Topic:
Art and race
Art and society--History
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Meta Warrick Fuller's Mary Turner and the memory of mob violence / Caitlin Beach

Author:
Beach, Caitlin
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Subject:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Type:
Articles
Date:
2015
Notes:
Illustrations, (some color).
Topic:
Murder victims in art
Lynching in art
Call number:
NX1 .N737
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

An independent woman : the life and art of Meta Warrick Fuller (1877-1968)

Author:
Fuller, Meta Warrick 1877-1968
Kennedy, Harriet Forte
Danforth Museum
National Center of Afro-American Artists Museum
Subject:
Fuller, Meta Warrick 1877-1968 Exhibitions
Physical description:
12 p. : ill. ; 22 x 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1984
[1984]
Notes:
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Mass., Dec. 16, 1984-Feb. 24, 1985 and at the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, Boston, Mass., May 5-July 7, 1985.
Includes an essay by Harriet Forte Kennedy.
Call number:
N40.1.F9713 D2 1984
N40.1.F9713D2 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Mother and Child, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Medium:
Cast bronze
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology List Visual Arts Center 20 Ames Street Cambridge Massachusetts 02139
Date:
1962
Notes:
Index of American Sculpture, University of Delaware, 1985
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, List Visual Arts Center, 1991.
Topic:
Figure group--Female & Child
Control number:
IAS 77000560
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Man Eating Out His Heart, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Medium:
Painted plaster
Type:
Sculptures
Date:
1905-1906
Notes:
Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, "Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America."
Summary:
Kneeling male nude eating his heart.
Topic:
Figure male--Nude
Control number:
IAS 87500002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Mary Turner (A Silent Protest Against Mob Violence), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Medium:
Painted plaster
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Museum of Afro-American History 46 Joy Street Boston Massachusetts 02114
Date:
1919
Notes:
Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, "Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America."
Summary:
Standing female figure.
Topic:
Figure female
Allegory--Civic--Injustice
Control number:
IAS 87500004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

The Good Shepherd, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Medium:
Painted plaster
Type:
Sculptures
Date:
Ca. 1926-1927
Notes:
Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, "Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America."
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Christ
Animal--Sheep
Control number:
IAS 87500010
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Bacchante, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Medium:
Painted plaster
Type:
Sculptures
Date:
1930
Notes:
Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, "Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America."
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Bacchanal
Object--Musical Instrument--Flute
Control number:
IAS 87500011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Waterboy, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Medium:
Plaster
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sculptures
Date:
1930
Notes:
Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, "Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America."
Summary:
Standing male child holding a jug of water.
Topic:
Figure male--Child
Ethnic
Object--Other--Container
Control number:
IAS 87500012
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Lazy Bones in the Shade, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Medium:
Painted plaster
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sculptures
Date:
Ca. 1937
Notes:
Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, "Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America."
Summary:
Seated male cupping his head in his right hand.
Topic:
Figure male
Ethnic
Control number:
IAS 87500013
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Lazy Bones in the Sun, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Medium:
Painted plaster
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sculptures
Date:
Ca. 1937
Notes:
Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, "Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America."
Summary:
Seated male figure.
Topic:
Figure male
Ethnic
Control number:
IAS 87500014
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

Talking Skull, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Fuller, Meta Vaux Warrick 1877-1968
Medium:
Bronze
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Museum of Afro-American History 46 Joy Street Boston Massachusetts 02114
Date:
1937
Notes:
Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, "Harlem Renaissance Art of Black America."
Summary:
Kneeling male figure facing a skull.
Topic:
Figure male--Nude
Ethnic
Control number:
IAS 87500015
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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