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Martin Luther King, Jr.

2002
John Wilson (American, 1922–2015), Printed by Center Street Studio, Milton, MA


Dimensions

Sheet: 91.4 x 76.2 cm (36 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

2005.626

Medium or Technique

Soft and hard ground etching

On View

Mary Stamas Gallery (Gallery 153)

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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.

Inscription

Lower right in graphite pencil: Wilson 02
Lower right in graphite pencil: 2a

Markings

Blindstamped at lower left -- chop of Jim Stroud

Provenance

Center Street Studio (Milton, MA); from whom purchased by MFA, 14 December 2005.

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund and Living New England Artists Purchase Fund, created by The Stephen and Sybil Stone Foundation

Copyright

© VAGA, New York, NY