Joshua Johnston (or Johnson)
Portrait of a Gentleman
1805


Joshua Johnston (or Johnson)
Portrait of a Gentleman
1805-10


Joshua Johnston (or Johnson)
The Westwood Children
1807

Edmonia Wildfire Lewis
Forever Free
1867

Edmonia Wildfire Lewis
Death of Cleopatra
1876

Grafton Taylor Brown
The Iron-Clad Mine
c. 1880

Harriet Powers
Bible Quilt
1886

Harriet Powers
Bible Quilt
1898

Grafton Taylor Brown
Yosemite Falls
1888

Henry Ossawa Tanner
The Banjo Lesson
1893

Henry Ossawa Tanner
Head of a Girl in Jerusalem (The Artist’s Wife)
1899

William A. Harper
Landscape with Poplars (Afternoon at Montigny
1898

Nelson Primus
Portrait of a Lady (Lady with Golden Hair)
1907

Edwin A. Harleston
Portrait of a Woman
1920

Nancy Elizabeth Prophet
Silence
1920-40

Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
Mending Socks
1924
 

Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
The Octoroon Girl
1925

Palmer Hayden
Fétiche et Fleurs (Fetish and Flowers
1926

Laura Wheeler Waring
Anne Washington Derry
1927

Vivian Schuyler Key
Cover illustration for The Crisis, A Record of the Darker Races
1929, February issue

Dox Thrash
Miss X
1930

James Lesesne Wells
The Flight Into Egypt
1930

James Lesesne Wells
Escape of the Spies from Canaan
1933


James A. Porter
Woman Holding a Jug
1932

Aaron Douglas
Aspects of Negro Life: Song of the Towers
1934

Aaron Douglas
Aspiration
1936

Aaron Douglas
Boy with Toy Plane
1938

Charles Alston
The Blue Shirt
1935

Charles Alston
Modern Medicine
1935

Jacob Lawrence
Iceman
1936

Norman Lewis
Yellow Hat
1936

Hale A. Woodruff
Landscape
1936
 

Eldzier Cortor
The Night Letter
1938


Bill Traylor
untitled (Anthropomorphic Figure and Cat)
1938-43

Marion Perkins
Sitting Figure
1939

Bill Traylor
Man and Large Dog
1939-42

Charles Sallee, Jr.
Girl with Pink Geranium
1940

Charles White
Sojourner Truth
1940


William H. Johnson
Going to Church
1940-41


Horace Pippin
John Brown Going to his Hanging
1942

Thelma Johnson Streat
WPA Mural Studies: contributions of African Americans in medicine, transportation & industry
1930s-40s

Thelma Johnson Streat
Black Kings
1945

Minnie Evans
Untitled
1945-67

Minnie Evans
Design Made at Airlie Gardens
1967

Hughie Lee-Smith
Landscape
1947

Hughie Lee-Smith
Reflection
1957

Marion Perkins
The Kiss
1948

Norman Lewis
Harlem Courtyard
1954

Norman Lewis
Harlem Turns White
1955

James Van DerZen
Alpha Phi Alpha Basketball Team
1956

Margaret Burroughs
Girl Seated
1959

Clementine Hunter
The Pole Watchers
1948

Clementine Hunter
Zinnias in a Pot
1965

Elizabeth Catlett
Sharecropper
1970

Elizabeth Catlett
Seated Figure
1979

Elizabeth Catlett
Homage to Black Woman Poets
1984

Selma Burke
Peace
1972

Lucille Malkia Roberts
Spectrum
1972


Romare Bearden
The Magic Garden
1978

Charles White
Sound of Silence
1978

William S. Carter
Woman Thinking
1981

Melvin Edwards
Gate of Ogun
1983

Norma Morgan
Friends and Sisters
1984

Viola Burley Leak
Field Trilogy
1985

Christian Walker
Miscegenation
1985-88

Lucille Malkia Roberts
Guardian
1986

John Biggers
Starry Crown
1987

Jacob Lawrence
Genesis Creation Sermon I: In the Beginning All Was Void
1989

Jacob Lawrence
Genesis Creation Sermon II: And God Brought Forth the Firmament and the Water
1989

Jacob Lawrence
Genesis Creation Sermon III: And God Said “Let the Earth Bring Forth the Grass, Trees, Fruits, and Herbs
1989

Jacob Lawrence
Genesis Creation Sermon IV: And God Created the Day and the Night and God Created and Put Stars in the Skies
1989

Jacob Lawrence
Genesis Creation Sermon V: And God Created All the Fowls of the Air and Fishes of the Sea
1989

Jacob Lawrence
Genesis Creation Sermon VI: And God Created All the Beasts of the Earth
1989

Jacob Lawrence
Genesis Creation Sermon VII: And God Created Man and Woman
1989

Jacob Lawrence
Genesis Creation Sermon VIII
1989

Faith Ringgold
Change : Faith Ringgold’s Over 100 lbs Weight Loss Performance Story Quilt
1986

Faith Ringgold
Subway Graffiti #3
1987

Faith Ringgold
Sketch for "Dancing at the Louvre"
1990

Faith Ringgold
Dancing at the Louvre
1991

Faith Ringgold
The Sunflowers Quilting Bee at Arles
1991

Faith Ringgold
Moroccan Holiday
1997

Lorna Simpson
Guarded Conditions
1989


Lorna Simpson
Guarded Conditions
1990

Emma Amos
Equals
1992

Dawoud Bey
Brian and Paul (Brian)
1993

Dawoud Bey
Brian and Paul (Paul)
1993