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Street in Kairouan, Tunisia

Artist:
William Henry Johnson (American, 1901–1970)
Date:
ca. 1932
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
23 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. (59.7 x 50.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Louis and Bessie Adler Foundation Inc. Gift, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.182ab
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (side b, sideways, upper left): Arabs town. Street in Kairouan/ Tunisia - North Africa; signed and inscribed (side a, lower left): WH Johnson/ KAiROUAn .1
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "City Life: Around the Eight," August 22, 2000–January 14, 2001, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "African-American Artists, 1929–1945: Prints, Drawings, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 15–May 4, 2003, extended to July 6, 2003, no. 2.

Oklahoma City Museum of Art. "Harlem Renaissance," February 5–April 19, 2009, no. 42.

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