The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 22: Settling down at St. Marc, he took possession of two important posts, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans
  • The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 22: Settling down at St. Marc, he took possession of two important posts, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans
  • The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 22: Settling down at St. Marc, he took possession of two important posts, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans
  • The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 6: The birth of Toussaint L’Ouverture, May 20, 1743. Both of Toussaint’s parents were slaves, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane Uni
  • The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 20: General Toussaint L’Ouverture, Statesman and military genius, esteemed by the Spaniards, feared by the English, dreaded by the French, hated by the planters, and reverenced by the Blacks, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (Am
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Jacob Lawrence: The Toussaint L’Ouverture Series

Sat, 10/11/2014 to Sun, 01/04/2015
James and Hannah Bartlett Gallery

The Cleveland Museum of Art is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this exhibition with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

 

The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 22: Settling down at St. Marc, he took possession of two important posts, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans
The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 6: The birth of Toussaint L’Ouverture, May 20, 1743. Both of Toussaint’s parents were slaves, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane Uni
The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 20: General Toussaint L’Ouverture, Statesman and military genius, esteemed by the Spaniards, feared by the English, dreaded by the French, hated by the planters, and reverenced by the Blacks, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (Am