JACOB LAWRENCE (1917-2000)
New York in Transit II
screenprint in colors, on Rising Rag paper, 1998, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 14/50 (there were also five artist's proofs), published by the Jacob Lawrence Catalogue Raisonné Project, Seattle, with margins, framed
Image: 12 x 36 in. (305 x 914 mm.)
Sheet: 20 x 3978 in. (508 x 1013 mm.)
Nesbett L98-2
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This image is based on the maquette for a mural by the artist titled New York in Transit (1997), owned by the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority. The print was published to provide research and publication funding for a catalogue raisonné on Lawrence's paintings, drawings, and murals.

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