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American Gothic, Washington, D.C.
  • Gordon Parks
    born: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • American Gothic, Washington, D.C., 1942
  • Where object was made: Washington, DC, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35.6 x 27.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum
  • Not on display
  • 1993.0043
Label Text

Black-and-white image of an African American (Ella Watson) woman holding a broom and mop in front of an American flag.