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Down On War

Artist: Maya Freelon (1982 – ) Primary
Artist: Robert Franklin (aka "Bob") Printer
Artist: Brandywine Workshop and Archive Publisher
Date: 2009
21st century
Dimensions: 37 x 24 1/2 in. (939.8 x 622.3 mm)
Dimensions Extent: sheet
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: North America, United States
Medium and Support: Offset lithograph on tissue paper
Edition Size: 40
Credit Line: Partial gift of the Brandywine Workshop and Archive and Museum Purchase with funds from the Black Art Fund, 2022.
Accession Number: 2022.17.15
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"Maya Freelon’s grandfather Allan Freelon used art as therapy to recover from injury and traumatic stress during service in Europe during World War I. He later became the first Black art supervisor for the school district in his hometown of Philadelphia."
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records
To learn more about this work, see it on Artura.org , an open educational resource from the Brandywine Workshop and Archives.




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