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Lawrence, Jacob 1917-2000

Overview
Works: 562 works in 764 publications in 2 languages and 21,249 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Fables  Poetry  Catalogues raisonnés  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Interviewee, Artist, Editor
Classifications: D767.25.H6, 759.13
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Harriet and the Promised Land by Jacob Lawrence( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography in verse about Harriet Tubman and her dedicated efforts to lead her fellow slaves to freedom
Jacob Lawrence, American painter by Ellen Harkins Wheat( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and art of African-American painter Jacob Lawrence, covering the entire span of his career from the 1930s through the 1980s. Includes over 100 color plates of Lawrence's work
Story painter : the life of Jacob Lawrence by John Duggleby( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the African American artist who grew up in the midst of the Harlem Renaissance and became one of the most renowned painters of the life of his people
John Brown : one man against slavery by Gwen Everett( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The views of the controversial abolitionist John Brown and the events leading up to his ill-fated attack on the arsenal at Harpers Ferry are described through the eyes of Brown's daughter, Annie
Toussaint L'Ouverture : the fight for Haiti's freedom by Walter Dean Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of paintings by Jacob Lawrence chronicling the liberation of Haiti in 1804 under the leadership of General Toussaint L'Ouverture
Jacob Lawrence : paintings, drawings, and murals (1935-1999) : a catalogue raisonné by Peter T Nesbett( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painting Harlem modern : the art of Jacob Lawrence by Patricia Hills( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob Lawrence : the Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman series of 1938-40 by Ellen Harkins Wheat( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesop's fables by Aesop( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1997 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1970, an edition of Aesop's unsparing morality tales features expressive pen-and-ink illustrations by a renowned African-American artist, including five that were left out of the original edition. UP
Jacob Lawrence : the complete prints, 1963-2000 : a catalogue raisonné by Peter T Nesbett( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with his first published print in 1963, Jacob Lawrence produced a body of prints that is both highly dramatic and intensely personal. This new edition of Jacob Lawrence: Thirty Years of Prints (1963-1993) includes 25 new prints produced by Lawrence since 1993, including 7 from the Toussaint L'Ouverture series. The book includes an essay by Patricia Hills." "In his graphic work, as in his paintings, Lawrence turned to the lessons of history and to his own experience. From depictions of civil rights confrontations to scenes of daily life, these images present a vision of a common struggle toward unity and equality, a universal struggle seated in the depths of the human consciousness."--Jacket
Black men speaking( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Initially conceived as an exploration of "the plight of the black male in the United States," Black Men Speaking is that and more. It gives expression to a range of issues - cultural, economic, psychological, religious, and personal - as seen by a remarkable group of black men - novelists, a well-known artist, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, a doctor, an editor, an academic, a famous musician, and a group of ordinary citizens from Harlem. Powerful voices give us powerful images and powerful messages
The complete Jacob Lawrence by Peter T Nesbett( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob Lawrence : the glory of expression by Ossie Davis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black artist Jacob Lawrence discusses his work and life
One-way ticket by Langston Hughes( Book )

14 editions published between 1949 and 1973 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob Lawrence : an intimate portrait( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life and work of Jacob Lawrence, through interviews with the painter, his wife Gwendolyn Knight, colleagues and critics interwoven with examples of his work
Magnificat by Douglas Lawrence( )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the line : the art and life of Jacob Lawrence by Jacob Lawrence( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by eight distinguished art historians examine the ways in which Jacob Lawrence's art speaks so powerfully to different audiences. An extensive chronology is illustrated with family photos. 261 illustrations
Hiroshima by John Hersey( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the effect of the bombing of Hiroshima on six survivors of the atomic blast
By river, by rail( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African-Americans recount the story of the early 20th century migration of blacks to the Northern states with a backdrop of songs, art and music of the era. They tell of separated families, of the hardships, prejudice, and struggle for acceptance in the North that resulted in disillusionment. Black luminaries include authors James Cameron and Lucille Clifton, Jacob Lawrence, artist and creator of the Black Migration series, Dr. Julius Garvey, son of Marcus Garvey, poet Maya Angelou and NAACP president Kweisi Mfume
I can fly( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the five key elements of painting: color; light; style; texture; and subject. Features well-known painters: Rembrandt; Monet; Degas; Cassatt; Renoir; and several others. Includes performances by Blue Man Group and the Paper Bag Players
 
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Story painter : the life of Jacob Lawrence
Alternative Names
Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence Amerikaans kunstschilder (1917-2000)

Jacob Lawrence peintre américain

Jacob Lawrence pintor estadounidense

Jacob Lawrence US-amerikanischer Maler

portugues

ג'ייקוב לורנס אמן אמריקאי

جاکوب لورنس نقاش آمریکایی

يعقوب لورانس رسام أمريكي

ジェイコブ・ローレンス

Languages
English (146)

German (2)

Covers
Jacob Lawrence, American painterStory painter : the life of Jacob LawrenceToussaint L'Ouverture : the fight for Haiti's freedomPainting Harlem modern : the art of Jacob LawrenceAesop's fablesJacob Lawrence : the complete prints, 1963-2000 : a catalogue raisonnéBlack men speakingThe complete Jacob LawrenceOver the line : the art and life of Jacob Lawrence