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Jacob Lawrence

American, 1917-2000

Workshop, 1972


Edition: 20/100

sheet: 20 3/8 x 21 3/4 inches (51.75 x 55.24 cm); mat: 20 3/8 x 21 3/4 inches (51.75 x 55.24 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Gift of Daniel A. Roblin, Jr., 1978


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signature, dated / lower right / Jacob Lawrence 1972



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Workshop is exemplary of Jacob Lawrence's later, somewhat more stylized printmaking. In it, a group of adults is hard at work on a carpentry project while two small children play with leftover tools, perhaps suggesting that they will follow in their fathers' footsteps.

Label from Overtime: The Art of Work, March 8–May 17, 2015

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