Artist Jacob Lawrence, American, 1917-2000
Printer Sirocco Screenprinters, American
Publisher Founders Society
Collaborator Ives-Sillman, Inc., American, founded 1958
Title
  • John Brown's first thought of the place where he would make his attack came to him while surveying land for Oberlin College in West Virginia
Date between 1974 and 1977
Medium screenprint printed in color on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 14 × 20 inches (35.6 × 50.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Commissioned by Founders Society Detroit Institute of Arts, 1978
Accession Number F1983.18.8
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 Inscribed in pencil, lower left: #8 7/60
Signed and dated in pencil, lower right: Jacob Lawrence 1977
1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)