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A photograph of tin figures in a shallow plane, set against a black backdrop. A woman carries a child across a featureless landscape. 
David Levinthal (American (North American))
Crossing the River
1999 – 2000
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/2.11.2
A photograph of a tin figure in a shallow plane, set against a black backdrop. Large plants surround the male figure. He holds a large basket on his shoulder, above his head, carrying it and leaning forward, illustrating the burden of the large load.
David Levinthal (American (North American))
In the Cotton Field
1999 – 2000
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/2.11.5
A photograph of two tin figures in a shallow plane, set against a black backdrop, an architecural structure of the same material on the right of the composition. The woman on the left stands, while the woman on the left kneels, looking up at the woman on the right.
David Levinthal (American (North American))
Eva and Aunt Ophelia
1999 – 2000
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/2.11.6
A photograph of two tin figures in a shallow plane, set against a dark, black backdrop. The small figure on the left stands facing the large figure on the right, as the figure on the left points her figure authoritatively.
David Levinthal (American (North American))
Eva and Topsy
1999 – 2000
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/2.11.1
This pop-up book has laser-cut black silhouettes on white paper. Text contrasts with background; white text on black pages, black text on white pages. There is a ship embossed on the cover of the book.
Kara Walker (American (North American))
Freedom, a Fable
1997
Gift of The Peter Norton Family Foundation
1997/1.527
A photograph of two tin figures in a shallow plane, set against a black backdrop. They are surrounded by trees made of the same material. On the left, a woman holds a lantern, interacting with the other female figure on the right.
David Levinthal (American (North American))
Planning the Escape
1999 – 2000
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/2.11.4
A photograph of three tin figures in a shallow plane, set against a black backdrop. The man on the left stands behind a podium, facing the man in the middle, who is chained. The man on the right holds a whip. 
David Levinthal (American (North American))
The Slave Market
1999 – 2000
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/2.11.7
This hour-glass shaped stool is supported by two caryatid figures who sit in a pose of lamentation—crouched with head in hands. Scarified patterned abstracted tears spill from their lower eyelids. Brass studs adorn the perimeter of the stool’s seat, base, and figures. Both figures wear strings of black, red and white beads around their necks.
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Caryatid stool
1850 – 1899
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
2005/1.204
A photograph of two toy figures in a shallow plane, set against a black backdrop. The two figures kneel on the ground, flora made of the same tin material on either side of them. The figure on the left reaches out, touching the shoulder of the figure on the right.
David Levinthal (American (North American))
Bidding Farewell
1999 – 2000
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/2.11.3
A photograph of a tin figure in a shallow plane, set against a black backdrop. The figure is framed by two large trees in the mid-ground. The figure appears joyful as he jumps and dances into the distance.
David Levinthal (American (North American))
Dancing in the Field
1999 – 2000
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
2004/2.11.8
A horizontal lighbox enclosed by a wide, black molded frame in which Kara Walker's signature silhouettes are encased in linen and lit from behind. Silhouettes represent four figures: a man and child at viewer's left, two women at right.
Kara Walker (American (North American))
Untitled
1996 – 1997
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund and anonymous individual benefactors
2006/1.152
White glazed porcelain pitcher with two different black silhouette faces in profile, one on each side.
Kara Walker (American (North American))
Untitled
2014
Museum Purchase
2014/2.2
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