Collection Spotlight

Collection Spotlight: Jacob Lawrence, The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture

Artist: Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917 – 2000)Title: The Birth of Toussaint, from the series The Life of Toussaint L’OuvertureDate: 1986Medium: Color screenprintCredit Line: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Gift of Evelyn Salk, in memory of her husband Erwin A. Salk, 2001.13.2. During the early 20th-century, the Harlem Renaissance was defined by a convergence of heightened geopolitical […]

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