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Thursday, September 6, 2012
Freedom Fighters at Hampton University-2 more days
2 more days of Freedom Fighters: Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman Series by Jacob Lawrence at Hampton University
January 27, 2012 – September 8, 2012
Jacob Lawrence’s Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman series from the late 1930s present the dramatic biographies of two American abolitionists who lived around the time of the Civil War. Together, the paintings have an extraordinary conceptual unity and visual eloquence. Although completed very early in Lawrence’s career, these two series embody some of the artist’s strongest work.
Image is Ironers
Artist: Jacob Lawrence
Artist's Lifespan: 1917-
Location of Origin: United States
Original Size: 21 1/2 x 29 1/2 in
Style: American Scene