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Maker(s):Lawrence, Jacob
Culture:American (1917 - 2000)
Title:Builders: The Family
Date Made:1974
Materials:screenprint in color on paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet: 33 15/16 in x 25 13/16 in; 86.20125 cm x 65.56375 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscribed in pencil at lower right: Ives-Sillman test print / unsigned, non -edition / Jacob Lawrence / Builders the Family 1974
Accession Number:  SC 2006.54.17
Credit Line:Gift of Andrew Dintenfass and Ann Dintenfass
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

exterior, building site with piles of dirt in foreground, partially constructed building at background with planks leaning against it and three workmen, one climbing ladder at left holding a hammer, second in background sitting on a plank using a hand drill and third sitting on one plank while sawing another with a hand saw, in front of them is a family walking by, a small boy with yellow T shirt and blue jacket holding the hand of a tall man in black suit, yellow tie and yellow straw hat, on his arm is a woman wearing red skirt, yellow over blouse and red hat, she is holding the hand of a girl wearing white tights, yellow dress and red hat

African American; construction

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