Aaron Douglas: MONA collection artwork

1899, Topeka, Kansas – 1979, Nashville, Tennessee

Biographical sketch of artist Aaron Douglas


Aaron Douglas, Untitled (seated man with head resting), oil on canvas, c.1935Aaron Douglas
Untitled (seated man with head resting)

oil on canvas
c. 1935
19 × 16″
Museum Purchase made possible by Cliff & Mary Hillegass Trusts, Cliff Art Endowment, and Marilyn F. Belschner Arts Endowment Fund
Accession No: 2008.08
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Aaron Douglas, House in Accra, watercolor on paper, c. 1955Aaron Douglas
House in Accra

watercolor on paper
c. 1955
11 × 15″
Museum Purchase made possible by Cliffs Charitable Foundation
Accession No: 1999.30
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Aaron Douglas, Portrait of a Young Man, charcoal on paper, 1960
Aaron Douglas
Portrait of a Young Man

charcoal on paper
1960
Museum Purchase made possible by Thompson & Jane Rogers
Accession No: 1999.29
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Aaron Douglas, Untitled (man with cap), oil on board n.d.Aaron Douglas
Untitled (man with cap)

oil on board
n.d.
19 × 22″
Gift of Clay & Beth Smith
Accession No: 2012.23
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Aaron Douglas, Self Portrait, ink, red pencil, c. 1925Aaron Douglas
Self Portrait

ink, red pencil
c. 1925
6½ × 5½”
Museum Purchase made possible by Julie Morsman Schroeder
Accession No: 2017.08.01
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