Price: On Request
by Jacob Lawrence
Signed and Dated by the artist
Size 21″ 3/4 x 30″ Approx
Jacob Lawrence (September 7, 1917 – June 9, 2000) was an African-American painter known for his portrayal of African-American life. Lawrence referred to his style as “dynamic cubism,” though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.
Lawrence is among the best-known 20th-century African-American painters. He was 23 years old when he gained national recognition with his 60-panel Migration Series, painted on cardboard. The series depicted the Great Migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North. A part of this series was featured in a 1941 issue of Fortune Magazine. The collection is now held by two museums. Lawrence’s works are in the permanent collections of numerous museums, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, the Phillips Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and Reynolda House Museum of American Art.
Offered at On Request
Make Offer – Ask Question
Extremely low offers will not be considered. Please do not make offers if you are not serious about buying this item.
An October Gallery ArtPro will respond to you as soon as possible.
If you prefer a telephone follow up, please leave your phone number.
more recommended stories
Winter by Charles Bibbs – October Gallery
Price: $200Winterby Charles BibbsLimited Edition Signed.
Bass Cut by Andrew Turner – October Gallery
Price: $395 NOW $175Bass.
Restoration, Male by Edwin Lester – October Gallery
Price: $175 NOW $125Restoration, Maleby.
Tamika by Sam Byrd – October Gallery
Price: $425 NOW $95Tamikaby.
Generations Lost by WAK – Kevin A. Williams – October Gallery
Price: : $325The Worst Sight: Generations.
First Cut by Samuel Byrd – October Gallery
Price: $195 NOW $95First.
Free Yourself by Edwin Lester – October Gallery
Price: $185 NOW $135Free Yourselfby.
Got Lemons by Annie Lee – October Gallery
Price: $475 NOW $145Got Lemons by.
Nude with Drapery Anthony Armstrong – October Gallery
Price: $195 NOW $65 Nude.
Two Women by James Denmark – October Gallery
Price: $250 NOW $175Two Womenby.