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Jacob Lawrence (b. 1917). Tombstones, 1942. Gouache on paper, 28-3/4 x 20-1/2 in. (73 x 52.1 cm).

In the cities, other images of this troubled time served documentary and polemical purposes, exposing the social inequities, political injustices, and sense of hopelessness that threatened the stability of American society.


Jacob Lawrence (b. 1917). Tombstones, 1942. Gouache on paper, 28-3/4 x 20-1/2 in. (73 x 52.1 cm).In the cities, other images of this troubled time served documentary and polemical purposes, exposing the social inequities, political injustices, and sense of hopelessness that threatened the stability of American society.