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Fulton and Nostrand

Fulton and Nostrand


Jacob Lawrence

(American, 1917-2000)

Tempera on Masonite

Unframed: 60.9 x 76.2 cm (24 x 30 in.)

Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt Fund 2007.158

Fun Fact

Lawrence was teaching art at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn when he created this painting.


Jacob Lawrence, who lived near this intersection of Fulton Street and Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn, captured a dynamic scene of New York City life. He uses boldly colored, jagged shapes to present people rushing around this busy evening.

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