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LAWRENCE, Jacob Armstead (1917 - 2000), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LAWRENCE, Jacob Armstead (1917 - 2000), Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, illustrator

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 7 September 1917, in Atlantic City (New Jersey); died 9 June 2000, in Seattle.

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman, watercolourist, illustrator, engraver, lithographer, screen printer. Historical subjects, figure compositions, figures. Murals, frescoes, posters.

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Jacob Lawrence settled with his mother in Harlem in 1930. He studied under Charles Alston from 1932, notably at the

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