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Jacob Lawrence Painting, Missing for Decades, Is Found by Met Visitor

October 24, 2020 · Articles

The Metropolitan Museum’s celebrated exhibition “Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle” has drawn many visitors, but recently one of them had a revelation: She suspected that one of five panels missing from the artist’s original series of 30 re-examining the nation’s early history had been hanging in her neighbors’ Upper West Side apartment for decades. Continue