American Icons: 'The Migration Series' by Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence, “The Migration Series, Panel no. 1: During World War I there was a great migration north by southern African Americans.,” 1940–41. Casein tempera on hardboard, 12 x 18 in.


The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, Acquired 1942 © The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

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