Image of artwork: Jacob Lawrence, The Legend of John Brown: 13

Jacob Lawrence, The Legend of John Brown: 13. John Brown, after long meditation, planned to fortify himself somewhere in the mountains of Virginia or Tennessee and there make raids on surrounding plantations, freeing slaves, 1977. Screen print, sheet: 26 x 20 in (66 x 50.8 cm)

Gallery Talk: Jacob Lawrence, Artist and Historian

Nov 13, 2018, 4–5 PM
Morelle Lasky Levine '56 Works on Paper Gallery
Free and open to the public

Join Assistant Curator Amanda Gilvin in examining Jacob Lawrence’s legacy as both an artist and a historian through a discussion of his series of paintings The Legend of John Brown.



Image Credit:

Museum purchase, The Nancy Gray Sherrill, Class of 1954, Collection Acquisition Fund 2015.62.6
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