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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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.95.50

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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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1075

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:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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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edanmdm:saam_1967.59.630

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:
Painting and Sculpture
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edanmdm:saam_1967.59.631

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:
Painting and Sculpture
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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 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:
Painting and Sculpture
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:saam_1967.59.646

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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.112.13

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
Object number:
1991.179.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1971, Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.179.14

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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1988.18.29

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
Object number:
1990.73.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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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
Object number:
1991.111.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1936, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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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
Object number:
1991.111.7
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.111.7

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
Object number:
1992.5.9
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.5.9

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:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.307

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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2012.3.2

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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