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New Land Breaking

ca. 1941-1942 William H. Johnson Born: Florence, South Carolina 1901 Died: Central Islip, New York 1970 tempera and pen and ink with pencil on paperboard sheet: 15 1/2 x 12 3/8 in. (39.4 x 31.4 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Harmon Foundation 1967.59.150 Not currently on view


Keywords

Ethnic - African-American

Figure group - male

Object - tool - axe

Object - tool - hoe

Occupation - farm - sowing

painting

ink

paint - tempera

pencil

paperboard