Lawrence, Jacob 1917-2000
Most widely held works about Jacob Lawrence
Most widely held works by Jacob Lawrence
The great migration : an American story by Jacob Lawrence ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 1,613 libraries worldwide
A series of paintings chronicles the journey of African Americans who, like the artist's family, left the rural South in the early twentieth century to find a better life in the industrial North.
Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence ( Book )
13 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
A brief biography in verse about Harriet Tubman and her dedicated efforts to lead her fellow slaves to freedom.
Jacob Lawrence, American painter by Ellen Harkins Wheat ( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and art of African-American painter Jacob Lawrence, covering the entire span of his career from the 1930s through the 1980s. Includes over 100 color plates of Lawrence's work.
Over the line : the art and life of Jacob Lawrence ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
Essays by eight distinguished art historians examine the ways in which Jacob Lawrence's art speaks so powerfully to different audiences. An extensive chronology is illustrated with family photos. 261 illustrations.
John Brown : one man against slavery by Gwen Everett ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
The views of the controversial abolitionist John Brown and the events leading up to his ill-fated attack on the arsenal at Harpers Ferry are described through the eyes of Brown's daughter, Annie.
Story painter : the life of Jacob Lawrence by John Duggleby ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
A biography of the African American artist who grew up in the midst of the Harlem Renaissance and became one of the most renowned painters of the life of his people.
Jacob Lawrence : the migration series by Jacob Lawrence ( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
This series of paintings tells the story of the great migration of southern Negroes to the industrial North between 1900 and 1930. Originally exhibited at The Phillips Collection in 1942 under title "The migration of the Negro" and at the Museum of Modern Art in 1972 under title "The artist as adversary." The odd numbered panels are held by The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC and the even numbered panels are held by the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Toussaint L'Ouverture : the fight for Haiti's freedom by Walter Dean Myers ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 799 libraries worldwide
A collection of paintings by Jacob Lawrence chronicling the liberation of Haiti in 1804 under the leadership of General Toussaint L'Ouverture.
Jacob Lawrence : paintings, drawings, and murals (1935-1999) : a catalogue raisonné by Peter T Nesbett ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Jacob Lawrence by Jacob Lawrence ( Book )
14 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Aesop's fables by Aesop ( Book )
3 editions published between 1970 and 1997 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1970, an edition of Aesop's unsparing morality tales features expressive pen-and-ink illustrations by a renowned African-American artist, including five that were left out of the original edition. UP.
Jacob Lawrence : the Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman series of 1938-40 by Ellen Harkins Wheat ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Painting Harlem modern : the art of Jacob Lawrence by Patricia Hills ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Jacob Lawrence : the complete prints, 1963-2000 : a catalogue raisonné by Peter T Nesbett ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Jacob Lawrence the glory of expression ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
The black artist Jacob Lawrence discusses his work and life.
The complete Jacob Lawrence by Peter T Nesbett ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Jacob Lawrence an intimate portrait ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Documents the life and work of Jacob Lawrence, through interviews with the painter, his wife Gwendolyn Knight, colleagues and critics interwoven with examples of his work.
One-way ticket by Langston Hughes ( Book )
9 editions published between 1949 and 1972 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Jacob Lawrence : moving forward paintings, 1936-1999 by Jacob Lawrence ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Jacob Lawrence : drawings, 1945 to 1996 by Jacob Lawrence ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Abolitionists Adams, Annie Brown,--1843-1926 African American artists African American painters African Americans African Americans--Portraits Art Biography Brown, John,--1800-1859 Catalogs Child labor Children's poetry, American Christian life Competition Criticism, interpretation, etc. Decision making Determination (Personality trait) Discrimination Douglass, Frederick,--1818-1895 Exhibition catalogs Fiction Haiti Hampton University (Va.).--Museum History Hope John Brown's Raid (Harpers Ferry, West Virginia : 1859) Juvenile works Lawrence, Jacob,--1917-2000 New York (State)--North Elba (Town)--John Brown Farm State Historic Site Northeastern States Painters Pictorial works Poetry Portraits Prejudices Race relations Railroads Revolution (Haiti : 1791-1804) Rural-urban migration Segregation Slavery Slaves Southern States Themes, motives Toussaint Louverture,--1743-1803 Tubman, Harriet,--1820?-1913 Underground Railroad United States West Virginia--Harpers Ferry World War (1914-1918)
Jacob Lawrence 1917-2000
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