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Chain Gang, (painting)

Painter:
Johnson, William H. 1901-1970  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
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: 1967.59.675
Date:
1939-1940
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Occupation--Labor  Search this
Occupation--Crime  Search this
Object--Tool--Shovel  Search this
Object--Tool--Pick  Search this
State of Being--Evil--Imprisonment  Search this
Control number:
IAP 87500052
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_470331

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
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk77e3a7415-1fc4-41c1-b2b4-44b3eea7cd51
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1920.3.3

Marguerite in Prison

Artist:
Johann Grund, Austrian, born Vienna, Austria 1808-died Baden-Baden, Germany 1887  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 5/8 x 17 3/8 in. (93.0 x 44.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1863-1867
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
State of being\emotion\sorrow  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Literature\Goethe\Faust  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\prison  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Laura Dreyfus Barney and Natalie Clifford Barney in memory of their mother, Alice Pike Barney
Object number:
1939.11.6
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b5d7ddf1-dcf6-4d97-9402-ef390598b1f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1939.11.6

Quomodo Captivos in Reditu Suo Tractarint(?) (from book, Americae, part three)

Artist:
Theodor de Bry, German, born Liege, Flanders 1528-died Frankfurt, Germany 1598  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper mounted on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 1/8 x 7 5/8 in. (18.0 x 19.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1592
Topic:
Indian  Search this
Landscape\coast  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Architecture\boat\canoe  Search this
State of being\evil\violence  Search this
History\United States\discovery of United States  Search this
Object\weapon\bow and arrow  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1967.103.19
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk774aeeba2-2208-41c6-99fe-411ccd2165fe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.103.19

(Untitled) (from book, Narratio Regionum Indicarum per Hispanos Quosdam Devastatarum Verissima)

School of:
Theodor de Bry, German, born Liege, Flanders 1528-died Frankfurt, Germany 1598  Search this
Copy after:
Jodocus Winghe, Flemish, born Brussels, Belgium ca. 1544-died Frankfurt, Germany 1603  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper mounted on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 4 x 5 in. (10.3 x 12.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1598
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Indian  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
State of being\evil\war  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1967.103.22
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74d041522-76fe-45ba-92e1-01ca0029a75f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.103.22

Contadina Family Prisoners with Banditti

Artist:
Edward Smith, English, active 1823-1851  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Lock Eastlake, English, born Plymouth, England 1793-died Pisa, Italy 1865  Search this
Medium:
engraving
Dimensions:
no measurements
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Animal\donkey  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Occupation\crime\thief  Search this
Object\weapon\gun  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Nigel Cholmeley-Jones
Object number:
1967.54.35
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk790d0b255-a3a3-477d-9bd7-ac02113b03b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.54.35

Chain Gang

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on plywood
Dimensions:
45 3/4 x 38 1/2 in. (116.2 x 97.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1939
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\road  Search this
African American  Search this
Occupation\crime  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.675
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 31A
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/vk7e5f5990c-eb31-408d-8296-0328c0365b4d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.675

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:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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

The Impeders (Les Empecheurs)

Artist:
Romaine Brooks, born Rome, Italy 1874-died Nice, France 1970  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 x 8 7/8 in. (30.6 x 22.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1930
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Fantasy\animal\horse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1968.90.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74eebdd63-ac95-4245-85d8-3f28cb1ce956
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.90.10

Caught (Emprisonee)

Artist:
Romaine Brooks, born Rome, Italy 1874-died Nice, France 1970  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 x 8 7/8 in. (30.6 x 22.7 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1930
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Fantasy  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1968.90.13
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7967ddc8b-322c-4179-b29a-2d42cf240c93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.90.13

Man in Jail

Artist:
Jose Luis Cuevas, Mexican, born Mexico City, Mexico 1934-died Mexico City, Mexico 2017  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
sheet: 22 x 30 in. (55.9 x 76.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1968
Topic:
Figure male\full length  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\prison  Search this
Occupation\crime\criminal  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Atelier Mourlot Ltd.
Object number:
1968.97.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7df18094f-c90c-49f0-8843-3f4893c69913
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.97.6

The Prisoner

Artist:
Werner Drewes, born Canig, Germany (now Kaniów, Poland) 1899-died Reston, VA 1985  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure male\bust  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1969.3.33
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk778070ed6-a302-44d3-bc5d-940a7d4db865
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1969.3.33

Bound Man

Artist:
Bendor Mark, born New York City 1912  Search this
Medium:
charcoal on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 26 3/4 x 20 in. (68.0 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1939
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Still life\weapon\gun  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Bernard Marcus
Object number:
1971.280
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk712c10048-af97-44ca-8f67-96929b5276d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.280

Station of the Cross: Christ before Herod

Artist:
Jean Charlot, born Paris, France 1898-died Honolulu, HI 1979  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
image: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm) diam.
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1934
Topic:
Religion\New Testament\Christ  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Herod  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Jack Lord
Object number:
1971.291.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk71c81b4e5-581d-4858-9bef-e3f0b56a3689
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.291.25

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