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Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • John Woodrow Wilson, artist
    1922–2015
    born: Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States ; died: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
    Center Street Studio, publisher
    founded 1984
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., 2002
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching, aquatint on chine collé
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 742 x 687 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 904 x 756 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 29 3/16 x 27 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 35 9/16 x 29 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 45 x 39 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0073
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Portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (head and upper torso). Outline of the figure composed of numerous lines placed close together. The figure, standing before a blank background, looks out at the viewer.