Jacob Lawrence, American, b. Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1917–2000 Search this
Opaque watercolor and graphite pencil on paper
framed: 30 7/8 × 36 15/16 in. (78.4 × 93.8 cm)
Downtown Gallery, New York, to 31 December 1946
Joseph H. HIrshhorn, New York, 31 December 1946-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
(DOWNTOWN GALLERY, New York. "The Twenty-First Annual Exhibition," September 1946, OR "Christmas Exhibition," 3-21 December 1946).
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ARTS, New York (organizer). "Jacob Lawrence Retrospective," no. 21, ill. Tour: BROOKLYN MUSEUM, 22 November 1960-2 January 1961; SKIDMORE COLLEGE, Saratoga Springs, New York, 15 January-5 February; ALLEGHENY COLLEGE, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 19 February-26 March; HOWARD UNIVERSITY, Washington, DC, 10-30 April; ANTIOCH COLLEGE, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 14 May-4 June; STATE COLLEGE, Indiana, Pennsylvania, 18 June-20 August; WHITE ART MUSEUM, CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, New York. 5-24 September; EAST TENNESSEE STATE COLLEGE, Johnson City, Tennessee, 8-29 October; FLORIDA AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY, Tallahassee, Florida, 12 November-3 December; ARKANSAS COLLEGE, Batesville, Arkansas, 17 December-11 February 1962; ALABAMA COLLEGE, Montevallo, Alabama, 25 February-18 March 1962; TALLADEGA COLLEGE, Talladega, Alabama, 1-22 April; NORTH CAROLINA COLLEGE, Durham, North Carolina, 6-27 May; PUBLIC LIBRARY OF WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, 10 June-1 July; STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, Oneonta, New York, 15 July-9 September; WABASH COLLEGE, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 23 September-14 October; HAMPTON COLLEGE, Hampton, Virginia, 28 October-18 November.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975, p. 711, fig. 701, p. 484.
VICE PRESIDENT'S HOUSE, Washington, DC. 7 March 1977-15 March 1978
DISTRICT 1199 CULTURAL CENTER, New York. The Working American, 18 October-24 November 1979, no. 20, ill. (Not lent to Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services tour.)
HENRY ART GALLERY, University of Washington, Seattle. Jacob Lawrence, 2 July-27 September 1998.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Josef Albers: Innovation and Inspiration," 13 February-11 April 2010, no cat.
ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Downtown Gallery Papers," microfilm roll ND51, frame 325.
ARCHIVES OF AMERICAN ART, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC., "The Downtown Gallery Archives," microfilm roll ND65, ill. frame 527.
UNSIGNED. "'Narrative Painter' Lawrence's Works to be Exhibited at Allegheny College," Meadville Tribune (Pennsylvania) (17 February 1961).