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Photo: Susan Cole



Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence

Born Bridgetown, Barbados, 1913; died Seattle, Washington, 2005

Oil on canvas
14 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (36.2 x 26 cm)
Gift of the Marshall and Helen Hatch Collection, in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Seattle Art Museum
Provenance: [Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle], purchased 1987
Photo: Susan Cole
Not currently on view


Sandra Jackson Dumont, former Deputy Director of Education and Public Programs/Adjunct Curator, Seattle Art Museum, and Lowery Stokes Sims, Curator Emerita, The Museum of Arts and Design, discuss the work of Gwendolyn Knight


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Francine Seders Gallery, 1987. {No catalogue?}

Atlanta, Georgia, Atlanta University Center Consortioun, Virginia Lacey Jones Exhibition Hall, January 10 - February 10, 1988 {no catalogue?}.

Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue Art Museum, Women's Caucus for the Arts: 1993 Awards" January 23-March 21, 1993. No catalogue.

Seattle, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Jacob Lawrence: Painting Life, July 2-September 27, 1998. Checklist no. 213.

Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Forget Me Not: Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence and Jacob Lawrence, May 5-September 9, 2007. No catalogue.

Savannah, GA, SCAD Museum of Art, Lines of Influence, Sep. 7, 2017 - Feb. 4, 2018.
Published ReferencesSeattle Art Museum: Bridging Cultures. London: Scala Publishers Ltd. for the Seattle Art Museum, 2007, pp. 18-19, illus. p. 18

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