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Jones studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and her earliest works are designs for textiles and costumes. In the 1930s, she turned to painting, continuing her studies in Paris. She taught at Howard University from 1930 to 1977 and in 1973 she was the first African-American...

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Provenance

the artist; to her estate; to MFA, 2005, gift of the Lois Mailou Jones Pierre-Noel Trust.

Credit Line

Gift of the Lois Mailou Jones Pierre-Noel Trust

Copyright

© Lois Mailou Jones Pierre-Noel Trust

1943

Dimensions

45.7 x 53.3 cm (18 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

2005.215

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Americas

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