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ID: 500027690
 
Record Type: Person
Lawrence, Jacob (American painter, 1917-2000)

Note: Painter whose work was the first by an African-American to be in the collection of MOMA in New York. His bright, colorful, genre painters became associated with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1930s and 1940s.

Names:
Lawrence, Jacob (preferred,V,index,LC)
Jacob Lawrence (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
African-American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Atlantic City (Atlantic county, New Jersey, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Seattle (King county, Washington, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
spouse of ....  Lawrence, Gwendolyn Knight  married in 1941
................  (American painter, 1914-2005) [500123536]
teacher at (person to institution) ....  Black Mountain College  
............................................................  (American liberal arts college, active 1933-1957) [500125890]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Lawrence, Jacob (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, 1917-2000) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American painter, 1917-2000) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, b.1917) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1917-) ..... [WCP]
(American draughtsman, b.1917) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American painter, b.1917) ..... [BHA]
(artist, 1917-2000) ..... [GRL]
(American artist, born 1917) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Jacob Lawrence ........ [VP]
..............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Lawrence, Jacob ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 83125290
................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Cummings, Contemporary American Artists (1988)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 13 September 2004
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Vollmer, K√ľnstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Whitney Museum Catalogue (1975)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1976
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 13 September 2004
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