The Impending Darkness, between 1950 and 1964

  • Lester Johnson, Jr., American, born 1937

Watercolor and black ink on cream wove paper

  • Sheet: 28 7/8 × 20 9/16 inches (73.3 × 52.2 cm)

John S. Newberry, Jr. Purchase Prize and Mrs. Albert Kahn Purchase Prize, Annual Exhibition for Michigan Artists, 1964

64.141

Department

African American Art

  • Darkness
  • Abstraction
  • Ink
  • Wove paper
  • Watercolor
  • Drawing
  • Watercolor
  • Detroit

Signed in black ink within the image area, lower right: JoHnson

1964-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Lester Johnson, Jr., The Impending Darkness, between 1950 and 1964, watercolor and black ink on cream wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, John S. Newberry, Jr. Purchase Prize and Mrs. Albert Kahn Purchase Prize, Annual Exhibition for Michigan Artists, 1964, 64.141.