Study for Moon over Harlem

  • William H. Johnson, Study for Moon over Harlem, ca. 1943-1944, recto: tempera, pen and ink, and pencil on paper verso: tempera and pencil on paper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation, 1967.59.151R-V

Title
Study for Moon over Harlem
Artist
Date
ca. 1943-1944
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet recto: 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 60.9 cm)
sheet verso: 24 x 18 in. (60.9 x 45.7 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the Harmon Foundation

Mediums
Mediums Description
recto: tempera, pen and ink, and pencil on paper verso: tempera and pencil on paper
Classifications
Keywords
  • State of being – evil – crime
  • Figure group
  • Cityscape – New York – New York
  • Cityscape – time – night
  • Figure female – full length
  • Ethnic – African-American
  • Study
  • Figure female – nude
  • State of being – evil – violence
  • Cityscape – New York – Harlem
  • Occupation – service – policeman
Object Number
1967.59.151R-V
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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