Jacob Lawrence American (1917–2000)

The Burning

Series: Toussaint L'Ouverture

Medium: Silk screen on Rising two ply rag paper

Year: 1997

Edition : 61/125

Signature: Signed in pencil

Printer: Lou Stovall, master printer at Workshop Inc., Washington D.C

Publisher: Amistad Research Center, New Orleans and Spradling Ames, Key West

References: Nesbett L97-4

Size: 18-1/2 x 29 inches

Description: Henri Christoph, rather than surrender to LeClerc, sets fire to La Cape. Christoph, one of Toussaint’s aides, sent word that the French were in Haitian waters - that he had held them off as long as possible.

Condition: Small scratch in printed area upper left.

Stock Number: 46660

Price: $6500.00