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Harlem Series: They Live in Old and Dirty Tenement Houses

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Jacob Lawrence, Harlem Series: They Live in Old and Dirty Tenement Houses, 1943, gouache on paper, Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund, © artist or other rights holder, 43.9.1

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Title

Harlem Series: They Live in Old and Dirty Tenement Houses

Related Titles

series (original language): Harlem Series

Artist

Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917-2000)

Date

1943

Medium

gouache on paper

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 21 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in; sheet: 22 5/16 in x 15 5/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

title: "Bad Housing", graphite, lower left

signature; date: J Lawrence 43, brushed, upper left [at top of stair]

Collection Area

Modern and Contemporary Art; Northwest Art

Category

Paintings

Object Type

painting

Culture

American

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund

Accession Number

43.9.1

Copyright

© artist or other rights holder

Terms

dwellings

gouache

paintings

paper

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