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Street Scene in Washington, DC by Benjamin W. Lawless


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Benjamin W. Lawless (American, 20th century)

Street Scene in Washington, DC

Watercolor on paper, identified on gallery label on reverse.

Provenance: i.f.a. Gallery, Washington, DC

Sight Size: 13.25” x 18”
Frame Size: 22.75” x 27.75”

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A trained artist, Lawless is the former Director of Exhibitions for the Smithsonian Institution. He was part of the initial planning and design of the Hall of Heavy Machinery in the Museum History and Technology. He was also instrumental in the planning for the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum which opened in 1967. After leaving the Smithsonian, Lawless worked on the design for the National Civil Right Museum, located on the site of the Lorraine Hotel where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.

Along with Bernice Cross and Reuben Kramer, Lawless was part of a three person exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1960.