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Portrait of the Black Madonna

Artist:
Benny Andrews, born Madison, GA 1930-died New York City 2006  Search this
Medium:
oil and collage on canvas
Dimensions:
36 x 48 in. (91.4 x 121.9 cm)
Type:
Painting-Mixed Media
Date:
1987
Topic:
Still life\flower  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\waist length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Andrews Humphrey Family Foundation
Object number:
2012.3.2
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e29045ad-aa1a-40db-91cf-01a65ced762c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2012.3.2

Love Letter

Artist:
Charles White, born Chicago, IL 1918-died Los Angeles, CA 1979  Search this
Printer:
William Law III, active 1960s-1970s  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 30 x 22 3/8 in. (76.2 x 56.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1971
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\flower\rose  Search this
Figure female\fragment\face  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of June Wayne
Copyright:
© 1971, Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles
Object number:
1991.179.14
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Department:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk769152f80-64e7-4d0b-89da-04999e980378
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.179.14

Janitor, from the project The Most Crowded Block

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 10 7/8 in. (35.6 x 27.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1940
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Occupation\service\janitor  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Still life\furniture\lamp  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tennyson and Fern Schad, courtesy of Light Gallery
Copyright:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
Object number:
1990.73.6
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk776e21671-fdff-4498-9854-3800f122a339
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.73.6

Untitled

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (28.0 x 35.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
before 1936, printed later
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Children  Search this
Still life\other\sign  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Architecture\commercial\market  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tennyson and Fern Schad, courtesy of Light Gallery
Copyright:
© 1936, Aaron Siskind Foundation
Object number:
1991.111.1
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fb8d2c31-dfe2-4db6-9a0f-d381a083ce17
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.111.1

Watermelon Seller, from the project The Most Crowded Block

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 10 7/8 in. (35.7 x 27.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1940, printed later
Topic:
Architecture\domestic\apartment  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Occupation\vendor\fruit seller  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Still life\fruit\watermelon  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tennyson and Fern Schad, courtesy of Light Gallery
Copyright:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
Object number:
1991.111.7
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72ab7ea39-bc7c-4706-bb84-75f36e2db4ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.111.7

Untitled (2 boys)

Artist:
John Albok, born Munkacs, Hungary 1894-died New York City 1981  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. (24.4 x 19.7 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Children  Search this
Recreation\sport and play  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\toy  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Joshua P. Smith
Object number:
1991.112.13
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk717b68a3d-a546-432d-9e33-c49f21161a25
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.112.13

Janitor's Wife, from the project The Most Crowded Block

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 28.0 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1940
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Recreation\leisure  Search this
Dress\accessory  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\furniture\lamp  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tennyson and Fern Schad, courtesy of Light Gallery
Copyright:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
Object number:
1992.5.9
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72b948172-81b3-4c15-8790-c5cee076eede
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.5.9

Negengebart

Artist:
Jörg Schuldhess, Swiss, born Basel, Switzerland 1941-died Basel, Switzerland 1992  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in. (44.7 x 60.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1974
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Animal\fish  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Allegory\life\birth  Search this
Animal\elephant  Search this
Still life\toy\kite  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1988.18.29
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d035da5f-4289-4e1e-94cc-c23a76807020
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1988.18.29

School Boy

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
22 1/8 x 18 7/8 in. (56.1 x 48.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure male\child  Search this
Still life\furniture\chair  Search this
Occupation\education\student  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1073
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk742c3a2c0-36ce-446c-9c62-da2f4d6584a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1073

Young Mother

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on plywood
Dimensions:
29 x 23 1/8 in. (73.7 x 58.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1944-1945
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure group\family\mother and child  Search this
Still life\furniture\chair  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1075
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Department:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ab8f1efa-1c06-4230-9ff8-9d8c1600a4d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1075

Art Class--Two Men

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
tempera on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 30 3/8 x 20 3/8 in. (77.2 x 51.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1939-1940
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\art tool  Search this
Still life\art tool\easel  Search this
Occupation\education\student  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.307
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c978c0eb-8c27-4cbf-9890-8fca5fb65fc8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.307

Portrait

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on plywood
Dimensions:
31 1/2 x 25 3/4 in. (79.4 x 65.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1944-1945
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\furniture\chair  Search this
Portrait female\child  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.604
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74d2f53c7-d5f5-4472-947d-e14fa82fd685
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.604

Mary Lizzie

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
28 7/8 x 26 in. (73.4 x 65.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1944
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\furniture\chair  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Portrait female\Mary Lizzie  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.626
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bd89231a-438c-4f4b-8237-91594db0dd13
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.626

Sis and L'il Sis

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
29 x 24 1/8 in. (73.6 x 61.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1944
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\furniture\chair  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.630
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a65c433a-cd24-4e89-9abc-e5e5ba3ea946
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.630

Portrait

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
27 7/8 x 21 7/8 in. (70.7 x 55.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1944
Topic:
Portrait female  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\furniture\chair  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.632
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72af7e421-cd1a-4665-846a-f200381e69be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.632

Historical Scene

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on hardboard (Masonite)
Dimensions:
39 1/8 x 37 1/8 in. (99.3 x 94.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\other\flag  Search this
History\United States  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.646
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78da33a66-96e0-4b64-97f0-7d0f776b0649
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.646

Anna Mae

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
29 x 23 7/8 in. (73.6 x 60.6 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1944
Topic:
Children  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\furniture\chair  Search this
Portrait female\Anna Mae  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.631
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk736a09ce2-0aab-4bb4-9abc-1b2febf014b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.631

Portrait with Sunflowers

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
31 3/4 x 22 1/2 in. (80.8 x 57.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1944
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Still life\furniture\chair  Search this
Still life\flower\sunflower  Search this
Portrait female\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1983.95.50
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 32A
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/vk7ce604164-dd46-423b-b38e-35bb2ed4238a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.95.50

Front Face, (painting)

Painter:
Harnett, William Michael 1848-1892  Search this
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Sotheby Parke Bernet New York New York
Date:
1878
Topic:
Figure male--Child  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Still Life--Trompe L'Oeil  Search this
Control number:
IAP 87230511
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_238628

Colored Man with Fruit, (painting)

Artist:
Baumgras, Peter  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1868
Topic:
Ethnic  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Still Life--Fruit  Search this
Control number:
AECI 03470028
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_70897

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