The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 22: Settling down at St. Marc, he took possession of two important posts, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans
  • The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 22: Settling down at St. Marc, he took possession of two important posts, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans
  • The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 22: Settling down at St. Marc, he took possession of two important posts, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans
  • The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 6: The birth of Toussaint L’Ouverture, May 20, 1743. Both of Toussaint’s parents were slaves, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane Uni
  • The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 20: General Toussaint L’Ouverture, Statesman and military genius, esteemed by the Spaniards, feared by the English, dreaded by the French, hated by the planters, and reverenced by the Blacks, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (Am
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Jacob Lawrence: The Toussaint L’Ouverture Series

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The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 22: Settling down at St. Marc, he took possession of two important posts, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane University, New Orleans
The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 6: The birth of Toussaint L’Ouverture, May 20, 1743. Both of Toussaint’s parents were slaves, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Tempera on paper; 19 x 11 1/2 in. Courtesy Amistad Research Center, Tulane Uni
The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, No. 20: General Toussaint L’Ouverture, Statesman and military genius, esteemed by the Spaniards, feared by the English, dreaded by the French, hated by the planters, and reverenced by the Blacks, 1938. Jacob Lawrence (Am