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Building More Stately Mansions (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Fisk University Carl Van Vechten Gallery of Fine Arts 1000 Seventeenth Avenue North Nashville Tennessee 37208
Date:
1944
Notes:
Earle, Susan, ed., "Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist," New Haven, CT: Yale University Press in association with Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, 2007, pg. 37.
Driskell, David C., and Earl J. Hooks, "The Afro-American Collection, Fisk University" Nashville, TN: Fisk University, 1976, pg. 32.
"Harlem Renaissance: Art of Black America," New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, pl. 36.
Earle, Susan, ed., "Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist," New Haven, CT: Yale University Press in association with Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, 2007, pl. 17.
"Harlem Renaissance: Art of Black America," New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem, 1987, pl. 36.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Labor  Search this
Object--Tool--Shovel  Search this
Object--Tool--Hammer  Search this
Architecture exterior--Detail--Arch  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Occupation--Industry--Construction  Search this
Children  Search this
Object--Other--Globe  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600013
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399535