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untitled (John Brown)
  • Kara Walker, artist
    born 1969
    born: Stockton, California, United States
    Landfall Press, printer and publisher
  • untitled (John Brown), 1997
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching, aquatint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 305 x 229 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 457 x 381 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 x 9 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 x 15 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Mary Kathryn Bangert Memorial
  • On view: Gallery 317 Central Court
  • 1997.0042
Description
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Exhibitions

Oval scene with bearded man standing in a hangman's noose. There is an African American woman standing at R holding a baby. There is a child standing between the woman and the man in the noose. There is a shadowy soldier figure at L.