Detail View: Visual Resources Teaching Collection: Number 56: Among the last groups to leave the South ws the Negro professional who was forced to follow his clientele to make a living.

Image Record ID: 
aahi0001807
Work Title (display): 
Number 56: Among the last groups to leave the South ws the Negro professional who was forced to follow his clientele to make a living.
Image Title: 
full view
Work Dates (display): 
1940 - 1941
Work Dates type: 
creation
Work Creator (display): 
Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917-2000)
Work Creator gender: 
male
Work Creator notes (display): 
Painter whose work was the first by an African-American to be in the collection of MOMA in New York. His bright, colorful, genre painters became associated with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1930s and 1940s.
Work Style Period: 
Harlem Renaissance
Work Style Period: 
African American
Work Style Period: 
social realism
Work Style Period: 
20th century
Work Subject: 
oppression
Work Subject: 
freedom
Work Subject: 
hope
Work Subject: 
despair
Work Subject: 
rural-urban migration
Work Subject: 
Southern States
Work Subject: 
figures
Work Subject: 
racism
Work Subject: 
history (discipline)
Work Subject: 
African Americans
Work Subject: 
physicians
Work Subject: 
men (male humans)
Work Worktype: 
paintings (visual works)
Work Category (VRC classification): 
paintings
Work Material and Technique (display): 
tempera on composition board
Work Measurements (display): 
31 cm (H) x 46 cm (W)
Work Location (Repository or Site) name: 
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Work Location (Repository or Site) role: 
repository
Work Location (Repository or Site) refid: 
28.1942.28
Work Location (Repository or Site) refid type: 
accession
Work Location (Geographic) name: 
New York, New York
Image Rights (display): 
© Museum of Modern Art, New York. Licensed for educational use via Scholars Resource: Davis Art Images
Work Rights (display): 
© Jacob Lawrence
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Holding Institution: 
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Collection: 
Art and Art History Visual Resources Collection
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