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Harlem Series: You Can Buy Bootleg Whiskey for Twenty-five Cents a Quart

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Jacob Lawrence, Harlem Series: You Can Buy Bootleg Whiskey for Twenty-five Cents a Quart, 1943, gouache on paper, Museum Purchase: Helen Thurston Ayer Fund, © 1943 Estate of Jacob Lawrence, 43.9.2

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Title

Harlem Series: You Can Buy Bootleg Whiskey for Twenty-five Cents a Quart

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: 14 3/8 in x 21 1/2 in; sheet: 15 7/16 in x 22 1/2 in

Inscriptions & Markings

title: "Bootleg Whiskey", graphite, bottom right

signature: J Lawrence 43, brushed, upper right [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

43.9.2

Copyright

© 1943 Estate of Jacob Lawrence

Terms

gouache

paintings

paper

whiskey

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