Tempera on Masonite
Unframed: 60.9 x 76.2 cm (24 x 30 in.)
Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt Fund 2007.158
© The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Lawrence was teaching art at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn when he created this painting.
Jacob Lawrence, who lived near this intersection of Fulton Street and Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn, captured a dynamic scene of New York City life. He uses boldly colored, jagged shapes to present people rushing around this busy evening.
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