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The Embrace, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Thomas, Hank Willis 1976-  Search this
Founder:
Walla Walla Foundry  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
Boston Common 1965 Freedom Plaza Boston Massachusetts
Date:
Dedicated January 16, 2023
Topic:
Homage--King, Martin Luther, Jr  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
History--United States--Black History  Search this
Figure--Fragment--Arm  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71501367
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_480062

Memorial to Those Enslaved and Freed, (sculpture)

Title:
Ascend, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
DeVane, Oletha  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
McDonogh School 8600 McDonogh Road Owings Mills Maryland 21117
Date:
Dedicated April 19, 2022
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
History--United States--Black History  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71501364
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479528

Robert and Rosetta, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
DeVane, Oletha  Search this
Kojzar, Christopher  Search this
Ireys, Nicholas  Search this
Medium:
Steel, stainless steel, and granite
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
Lexington Market Baltimore Maryland
Date:
2022
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
History--United States--Black History  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71501365
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479816

Boundless, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Hayes, Stephen  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
Cameron Art Museum Wilmington North Carolina
Date:
Dedicated November 13, 2021
Topic:
Figure group--Male  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
History--United States--Black History  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71501366
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479876

Let My People Free

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Abraham Lincoln  Search this
Frederick Douglass  Search this
Medium:
oil on fiberboard (Bird-Fibre)
Dimensions:
38 1/4 x 30 in. (97.1 x 76.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
State of being\death\execution  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.649
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70e5da3db-6bc3-4512-9086-2929dc2a25fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.649

Underground Railroad, (painting)

Painter:
Johnson, William H. 1901-1970  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paperbpard
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1967.59.645
Date:
Ca. 1945
Topic:
History--United States--Underground Railroad  Search this
History--United States--Black History  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
State of Being--Evil--Violence  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8G270108
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479978

A Visit from the Old Mistress

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of William T. Evans
Object number:
1909.7.28
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk755e0337e-753a-4a90-8da1-7e2b089b2ace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1909.7.28

Untitled (Birmingham, Alabama), from the portfolio Ten Works x Ten Painters

Artist:
Andy Warhol, born Pittsburgh, PA 1928-died New York City 1987  Search this
Publisher:
Wadsworth Atheneum  Search this
Printer:
Ives-Sillman  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 20 × 24 in. (50.8 × 61.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1964
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Occupation\service\policeman  Search this
State of being\evil\danger  Search this
History\United States\Civil Rights Movement  Search this
Landscape\Alabama\Birmingham  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 1964, Wadsworth Atheneum
Object number:
1965.37.1E
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75b15c0de-6f2f-427e-a9cc-f8e3fd198e32
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.37.1E

Untitled (Birmingham, Alabama), from the portfolio Ten Works x Ten Painters

Artist:
Andy Warhol, born Pittsburgh, PA 1928-died New York City 1987  Search this
Publisher:
Wadsworth Atheneum  Search this
Printer:
Ives-Sillman  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1964
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Occupation\service\policeman  Search this
State of being\evil\danger  Search this
History\United States\Civil Rights Movement  Search this
Landscape\Alabama\Birmingham  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 2014 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Object number:
1965.37.2E
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7060cf73e-7c48-4bbc-ac7d-ee129bb6ee3d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.37.2E

Untitled (Birmingham, Alabama), from the portfolio Ten Works x Ten Painters

Artist:
Andy Warhol, born Pittsburgh, PA 1928-died New York City 1987  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1964
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Occupation\service\policeman  Search this
State of being\evil\danger  Search this
History\United States\Civil Rights Movement  Search this
Landscape\Alabama\Birmingham  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Adelyn D. Breeskin
Object number:
1967.13.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70227143d-e5c1-45c1-b5a3-cdf61df8e990
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.13.5

Dr. George Washington Carver

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington Carver  Search this
Franklin Delano Roosevelt  Search this
Medium:
oil on cardboard
Dimensions:
35 1/2 x 28 1/2 in. (90.2 x 72.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
African American  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation\science\botanist  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1142
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ab4422cc-7cb2-4883-b08d-c19f757dd340
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1142

Booker T. Washington Revelation

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Booker T. Washington  Search this
Medium:
oil on fiberboard (Upson Board)
Dimensions:
39 7/8 x 30 7/8 in. (101.3 x 78.4 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\education  Search this
African American  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1143
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74be8549c-d83e-4ffb-ad76-be2977852039
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1143

John Brown Legend

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
John Brown  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
38 5/8 x 36 1/4 in. (98.2 x 92.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\building  Search this
African American  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
State of being\death\execution  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1145
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk766c429d4-f10a-44f0-84c2-7424d888926d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1145

Harriet Tubman

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Harriet Tubman  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
28 7/8 x 23 3/8 in. (73.5 x 59.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Landscape\time\sunset  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Portrait female\double portrait  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1146
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72f5288be-8071-4e94-9227-64679b202d68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1146

John Brown

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
John Brown  Search this
Medium:
gouache and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
image: 15 x 19 1/2 in. (38.2 x 49.5 cm) sheet: 17 1/16 x 20 7/8 in. (43.3 x 53 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1940-1944
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
Animal\cattle  Search this
Travel\land\wagon  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\wagon  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Object\weapon\gun  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1148
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75517594c-23dc-4b7c-9dfc-6d9554592c80
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1148

Fisk Jubilee Singers

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
carbon tracing on paper
Dimensions:
9 1/4 x 15 1/8 in. (23.4 x 38.3 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.385
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77cafc8d0-1af5-4549-9436-2ed7c52f1c1b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.385

Fisk Jubilee Singers

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
recto: pencil on paper verso: carbon transfer on paper
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. (32.2 x 23.2 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.496R-V
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a103733e-2796-461c-9923-3714eb998a42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.496R-V

Boxers--Jack Johnson

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Jack Johnson  Search this
Tom Molineaux  Search this
Medium:
recto: pencil and carbon tracing on paper verso: pencil and colored pencil on paper
Dimensions:
17 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (44.5 x 31.1 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Occupation\sport\boxing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.506R-V
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e81c0ba9-0eef-4c7f-88b9-75241a1ec416
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.506R-V

Underground Railroad

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
33 3/8 x 36 3/8 in. (84.8 x 92.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
African American  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
History\United States\Underground Railroad  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.645
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bea4d8d9-a53a-487a-acc0-79c6c169238f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.645

Marcus Garvey

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Marcus Garvey  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
35 3/4 x 28 7/8 in. (90.8 x 73.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture\boat  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Object\other\flag  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.648
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk793e359d0-9d06-4533-baf2-563cf7728bb2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.648

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