William Ellisworth Artis, Bust of Miss Coleman, 1946, terracotta with wood base. Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Photograph by Gregory Staley.
Aaron Douglas Harriet Tubman, 1931, oil on canvas. Bennett College Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
Elizabeth CatlettI have special reservations, from The Negro Woman, 1946–47, linoleum cut. Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington DC. Art © Elizabeth Catlett/licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Photograph by Gregory Staley.
Rose PiperSlow Down Freight Train, 1946–47, oil on canvas. Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Copyright © Rose Piper, 1946.
Gordon ParksAmerican Gothic, Washington, DC, 1942, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York and the Gordon Parks Foundation.