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Aaron Douglas papers, 1921-1973

Creator:
Douglas, Aaron, 1899-1979  Search this
Douglas, Aaron, 1899-1979  Search this
Subject:
Fisk University. Art Dept  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching -- Tennessee -- Nashville  Search this
Art, American  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Art Movements and Schools  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10795
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214482
AAA_collcode_dougaaro
Theme:
African American
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214482

Aaron Douglas: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF000899
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_138380

The Athlete, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas board
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2007.10.10
Date:
1959
Topic:
Architecture interior  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Occupation--Sport  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670197
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_459658

The Toiler, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil and tempera on board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Johnson Collection, The 100 Dunbar Street, Suite 203 Spartanburg South Carolina 29306 Accession Number: 2014.06.01
Date:
Ca. 1935
Topic:
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Figure male--Knee length  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Farmer  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Sun  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Control number:
IAP 68670225
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_460978

Study for Aspects of Negro Life: From Slavery Through Reconstruction (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1934
Topic:
History--United States--Black History  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Landscape--Plant--Cotton  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Occupation--Other--Slave  Search this
Performing Arts--Music  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Harvesting  Search this
Occupation--Other--Reformer  Search this
Control number:
IAP 87500018
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_470297

Study for Aspects of Negro Life: An Idyll of the Deep South, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Tempera on paper
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1934
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Performing Arts--Dance  Search this
Performing Arts--Music  Search this
Occupation--Labor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 87500019
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_470298

Study for God's Trombones, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1926
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Occupation--Other--Slave  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 87500036
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_470315

The Crucifixion, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1927
Topic:
Religion--New Testament--Crucifixion  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 87500037
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_470316

The Old Waterworks, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Hampton University Museum Marshall Avenue at the Waterfront Hampton Virginia 23668
Topic:
Landscape--River  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Waterwork  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Train  Search this
Control number:
IAP 87500038
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_470317

Building More Stately Mansions (painting)

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
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

Power Plant in Harlem, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Hampton University Museum Marshall Avenue at the Waterfront Hampton Virginia 23668
Date:
1934
Topic:
Cityscape--New York--New York City  Search this
Cityscape--River--Harlem River  Search this
Architecture exterior--Industry--Power Plant  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600014
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399536

Go Down Death, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard Cleveland Ohio 44106 Accession Number: 2005.181
Date:
Ca. 1934
Topic:
Figure--Full length  Search this
Fantasy--Winged Being  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Allegory--Death  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600055
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399577

The Creation, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Howard University Gallery of Art 2455 6th Street, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20059
Date:
1935
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Landscape--Phenomenon--Rainbow  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600057
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399579

Alta, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  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:
1936
Topic:
Portrait female--Alta  Search this
Portrait female--Bust  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Architecture interior--Domestic--House  Search this
Object--Art Object--Painting  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600059
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399581

Rise, Shine for Thy Light Has Come, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paperboard
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Howard University Gallery of Art 2455 6th Street, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20059
Date:
Ca. 1927
Topic:
Figure female--Head  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Voice  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399514

Noah's Ark, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
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:
1935
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Animal  Search this
Religion--Old Testament--Noah  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399526

Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New York Public Library Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Boulevard New York New York 10037
Date:
1934
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Performing Arts--Music  Search this
Cityscape  Search this
Architecture exterior--Commercial--Skyscraper  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399542

Aspects of Negro Life: The Negro in an African Setting, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
African  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New York Public Library Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Boulevard New York New York 10037
Date:
1934
Topic:
Landscape--Africa  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Performing Arts--Dance  Search this
Performing Arts--Music  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600024
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399546

Aspects of Negro Life: An Idyll of the Deep South, (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New York Public Library Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Boulevard New York New York 10037
Date:
1934
Topic:
Landscape--Celestial--Star  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Performing Arts--Dance  Search this
Performing Arts--Music  Search this
Occupation--Labor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600052
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399574

Aspects of Negro Life: From Slavery Through Reconstruction (painting)

Painter:
Douglas, Aaron 1899-1979  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New York Public Library Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Boulevard New York New York 10037
Date:
1934
Topic:
History--United States--Black History  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Landscape--Plant--Cotton  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Occupation--Other--Slave  Search this
Performing Arts--Music  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Harvesting  Search this
Occupation--Other--Reformer  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8A600053
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_399575

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