John Brown [possibly for the War Department Building, Washington, D.C., unknown if realized]

 
John Brown [possibly for the War Department Building, Washington, D.C., unknown if realized]
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  • Title :     John Brown [possibly for the War Department Building, Washington, D.C., unknown if realized]
  • Artist:     Stuyvesant Van Veen Artist
  • Accession:     XX1989.96
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     circa 1930 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 24 16-1/4, Centimeters 61.7 40.6
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Subject:     Law/Justice , Municipal Art , African American , Public Works
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1989.96.JPG
  • Tags:     Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Tempera painting on paper mounted to board depicting John Brown carrying sword with chained slaves at his feet; judiciary scene and crowd in the background.