Artist Jacob Lawrence, American, 1917-2000
Printer Sirocco Screenprinters, American
Publisher Founders Society
Collaborator Ives-Sillman, Inc., American, founded 1958
Title
  • John Brown, a man who had a fanatical belief that he was chosen by God to overthrow black slavery in America
Date between 1974 and 1977
Medium screenprint printed in color on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 20 × 14 inches (50.8 × 35.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Commissioned by Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts, 1978
Accession Number F1983.18.1
Department African American Art
Not On View
Signed Signed, lower right: Jacob Lawrence 1977
Marks Two chop marks at lower right corner, to the left: Ives-Sillman Inc; to the right: Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts
Inscriptions Signed and dated in pencil, lower right: Jacob Lawrence 1977
Inscribed in pencil, lower left: #1 7/60
1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)