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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:
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk755e0337e-753a-4a90-8da1-7e2b089b2ace
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edanmdm:saam_1909.7.28

Greek Slave

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
marble
Dimensions:
44 x 14 x 13 1/2 in. (111.8 x 35.6 x 34.3 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1841-1843, carved ca. 1873
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
History\ancient\Greece  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Greek  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Benjamin H. Warder
Object number:
1920.3.3
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77e3a7415-1fc4-41c1-b2b4-44b3eea7cd51
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edanmdm:saam_1920.3.3

Box

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver
Type:
Decorative Arts
Topic:
Figure group\family  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Landscape\town  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\market  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.8.297.2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78434203d-daa3-41b9-9078-c167b7431856
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1929.8.297.2

The Underground Railroad (mural study, Dolgeville, New York Post Office)

Artist:
James Michael Newell, born Carnegie, PA 1900-died 1985  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sight 15 3/8 x 27 7/8 in. (39.0 x 70.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\time\night  Search this
African American  Search this
History\United States\Civil War  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
History\United States\Underground Railroad  Search this
Landscape\New York\Dolgeville  Search this
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\New York State  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Internal Revenue Service through the General Services Administration
Object number:
1962.8.97
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 36A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk70051bb27-108c-4572-9b09-aa01b7ff1b55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1962.8.97

Ginnin' Cotton (mural study, Leland, Mississippi Post Office)

Artist:
Stuart R. Purser, born Stamps, AR 1907-died Gainesville, FL 1986  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
15 x 35 7/8 in. (38.1 x 91.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
African American  Search this
Landscape\Mississippi  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Study\mural study  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\wagon  Search this
Occupation\industry\manufacturing  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\Mississippi  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry\factory  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.28
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ef221854-65db-4485-b889-e2600e2f6739
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.28

Slave

Artist:
Edward Finden, English, born London, England 1791-died London, England 1857  Search this
Copy after:
H. Thompson, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 7 1/8 x 5 in. (18.0 x 12.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1828
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nigel Cholmeley-Jones
Object number:
1967.14.49
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fa067049-ed03-4d4c-8606-16d9858466b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.14.49

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
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e81c0ba9-0eef-4c7f-88b9-75241a1ec416
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.506R-V

The Evolution of Swing

Artist:
Raymond Steth, born Norfolk, VA 1916-died Philadelphia, PA 1997  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 1/4 x 20 1/8 in. (41.3 x 51.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\wharf  Search this
African American  Search this
Occupation\labor  Search this
Ceremony\dance  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.247
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7060e0bed-0781-4405-a117-8934ae3a522b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.72.247

Frederick Douglass

Artist:
Ben Shahn, born Kovno, Lithuania 1898-died New York City 1969  Search this
Sitter:
Frederick Douglass  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (31.1 x 24.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Frederick Douglass Institute of Negro Arts and History
Object number:
1967.97.1
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fc842758-e604-4646-ba9d-e75252e1b982
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.97.1

Frederick Douglass

Artist:
Ben Shahn, born Kovno, Lithuania 1898-died New York City 1969  Search this
Sitter:
Frederick Douglass  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
12 1/8 x 10 in. (30.8 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Frederick Douglass Institute of Negro Arts and History
Object number:
1967.97.2
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72d64cab9-f897-4224-ba34-bc2e8d7e069d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.97.2

Frederick Douglass

Artist:
Ben Shahn, born Kovno, Lithuania 1898-died New York City 1969  Search this
Sitter:
Frederick Douglass  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
12 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (32.4 x 26.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Frederick Douglass Institute of Negro Arts and History
Object number:
1967.97.3
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d28784f8-44c9-4a79-9534-c0502f9eb3fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.97.3

Frederick Douglass

Artist:
Ben Shahn, born Kovno, Lithuania 1898-died New York City 1969  Search this
Sitter:
Frederick Douglass  Search this
Medium:
screenprint
Dimensions:
12 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (31.1 x 26.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Frederick Douglass Institute of Negro Arts and History
Object number:
1967.97.4
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ca1ba608-feb3-4a2f-b07d-19806617bcf3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.97.4

(Untitled) (tracing of drawing for Proposed Railway mural)

Artist:
Marguerite Zorach, born Santa Rosa, CA 1887-died New York City 1968  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 23 7/8 x 18 7/8 in. (60.8 x 48.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
African American  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Study\mural study  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Object\weapon\gun  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dahlov Ipcar and Tessim Zorach
Object number:
1968.154.100
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7582240ce-bd1f-45fd-accc-d8a8117e3610
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.154.100

Greek Slave

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
plaster on metal base
Dimensions:
66 x 22 in. x 18 1/4 in. (167.5 x 55.9 x 46.3 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
ca. 1869
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
History\ancient\Greece  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f0970206-1d3f-4595-b36c-ba1c1998adcb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.155.1

Greek Slave

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
plaster
Dimensions:
17 1/4 x 15 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (43.9 x 40.3 x 21.9 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1841-1843
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
Figure female\bust  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
History\ancient\Greece  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.101
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 19A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ac5ab974-3b28-4012-aafd-c56a01752826
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.155.101

Greek Slave

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
plaster
Dimensions:
13 3/4 x 7 x 10 3/4 in. (35.0 x 17.7 x 27.4 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1841-1843
Topic:
Figure female\head  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
History\ancient\Greece  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.109
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72512192c-0e0a-4f28-beef-e26207b2b25d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.155.109

Greek Slave

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
plaster and metal pins
Dimensions:
26 1/4 x 18 x 10 3/4 in. (66.8 x 45.6 x 27.3 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1843
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
Figure female\waist length  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
History\ancient\Greece  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.45
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d1b8d53f-cf47-4d9a-afe8-771cba6712f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.155.45

Greek Slave

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
plaster
Dimensions:
22 1/8 x 17 5/8 x 9 1/2 in. (56.1 x 44.9 x 24.1 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1841-1843
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
Figure female\bust  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
History\ancient\Greece  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.59
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7247acf95-b124-4850-8ba1-082ba22a0a79
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.155.59

Model of the Greek Slave

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
plaster and metal pins
Dimensions:
66 3/8 x 21 1/2 x 18 3/8 in. (168.6 x 54.6 x 46.6 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1843
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
History\ancient\Greece  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.8
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 18A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77c7af855-3131-4238-a434-08595218c169
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.155.8
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Greek Slave

Artist:
Hiram Powers, born Woodstock, VT 1805-died Florence, Italy 1873  Search this
Medium:
plaster
Dimensions:
21 x 15 x 10 in. (53.3 x 38.1 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
modeled 1841-1843
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Study\sculpture model  Search this
Figure female\bust  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
History\ancient\Greece  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in memory of Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1968.155.83
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk710d0a84b-3757-4046-8db5-639f6816b1bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.155.83

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