Study for Moon over Harlem

Copied 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

Artwork Details

Title
Study for Moon over Harlem
Date
ca. 1943-1944
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sheet recto: 1824 in. (45.760.9 cm) sheet verso: 2418 in. (60.945.7 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Mediums Description
recto: tempera, pen and ink, and pencil on paper verso: tempera and pencil on paper
Classifications
Keywords
  • Cityscape — time — night
  • Figure female — full length
  • African-American
  • Study
  • Figure female — nude
  • State of being — evil — violence
  • Cityscape — New York — Harlem
  • State of being — evil — crime
  • Figure group
  • Occupation — service — policeman
  • African American
  • Cityscape — New York — New York
Object Number
1967.59.151R-V