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Blind Musicians

ca. 1939-1940 William H. Johnson Born: Florence, South Carolina 1901 Died: Central Islip, New York 1970 recto: gouache on paper verso: crayon and pencil on paper sheet: 24 x 18 in. (60.9 x 45.7 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the Harmon Foundation 1967.59.1129R-V Not currently on view


Ethnic - African-American

Figure group

Performing arts - music - banjo

Performing arts - music - tambourine

State of being - handicapped - blind



paint - gouache


paper - wove paper