To Preserve Their Freedom

Jacob Lawrence


Jacob Lawrence American (1917–2000)

To Preserve Their Freedom

Series: Toussaint L'Ouverture

Medium: Silk screen on Bainbridge two ply rag paper

Year: 1988

Edition : 46/99

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 L88-2

Size: 18-1/2 x 28-3/4 inches

Description: Napoleon’s attempt to restore slavery in Haiti was unsuccessful. Desalines, Chief of the Blacks, defeated LeClerc. Black men, women and children took up arms to preserve their freedom.

Condition: Faint scratch in printed area of right grey region. Scratch in printed area mid left on grass.

Stock Number: 46661

Price: $6500.00