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Created by:
Steve Randall Allen, American, born 1954  Search this
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
acrylic paint on canvas
48 x 60 x 1 1/2 in. (121.9 x 152.4 x 3.8 cm)
acrylic paintings
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
January 2009
An acrylic painting depicting President Barrack Obama, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and events in African American history. The top portion of the painting shows an American flag. Below the flag is the White House, the United States Capital building and the Washington Memorial. President Obama is painted at center left with Declaration of Independance at Center. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is at center right. The Lincoln memorial is at bottom center.
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Steve R. Allen in honor of Rev. Dr. Rebecca Bowden Allen Johnson
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Steve R. Allen
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture