Those pro-slavery were murdered by those anti-slavery, between 1974 and 1977

  • Ives-Sillman, Inc., American, founded 1958
  • Jacob Lawrence, American, 1917-2000
  • Sirocco Screenprinters, American

Screenprint printed in color on wove paper

  • Framed: Overall: 20 × 14 inches (50.8 × 35.6 cm)

Commissioned by Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts, 1978

2000.108.10

Department

African American Art

  • Slavery
  • Harlem renaissance
  • Men
  • History (discipline)
  • Murders
  • Screen printing
  • Rock
  • Wove paper
  • Knife (weapon)
  • War
  • Civil war
  • Screen print
  • Kansas
  • Brown, john

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, lower right: Jacob Lawrence 1977

Inscribed in pencil, lower left: #10 H.C. I/XX Signed and dated in pencil, lower right: Jacob Lawrence 1977

Provenance

2000-present, found in collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

© 2005 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jacob Lawrence; Ives-Sillman, Inc., Those pro-slavery were murdered by those anti-slavery, between 1974 and 1977, screenprint printed in color on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Commissioned by Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts, 1978, 2000.108.10.