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Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sheet: 91.4 x 76.2 cm (36 x 30 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft and hard ground etching
Not On View
Hard ground line added in this state.
Here, King’s likeness begins to emerge, as Wilson adds a network of fine etched lines to the head and neck.
Lower right in graphite pencil: Wilson 02
Lower right in graphite pencil: 2a
Blindstamped at lower left -- chop of Jim Stroud
Center Street Studio (Milton, MA); from whom purchased by MFA, 14 December 2005.
Lee M. Friedman Fund and Living New England Artists Purchase Fund, created by The Stephen and Sybil Stone Foundation
© VAGA, New York, NY