Mammy Contemporary Art: 'Juneteenth' Mammy ©

Title: Juneteenth Mammy
Year Painted: 2011
Type: Acrylic on Canvas Mixed Media
Dimension: L 26” (66 cm) W 21.75” (55.2 cm)
Price: $2,500 - Also available in prints and memorabilia

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Juneteenth Mammy enshrined by map of Texas.  Number 19 held up by her knife (reflect her seriousness).  Quilted table from quilts used by slaves to transmit hidden messages. 

Juneteenth, (Freedom Day or Emancipation Day), commemorates announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas in 1865.  Celebrated on June 18th/19th.  Linoln's Emancipation Proclamation of September 22, 1862, was effective on January 1, 1863.  Texas slaves were the last to hear of the proclamation.  Union General Gordon Granger and 2,000 federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to take possession of the state and enforce the emancipation by Executive of the United States - General Order No. 3 - on June 18, 1865.


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75006 Paris

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Celebration of over 150 years of Black Literary and Artistic development in Paris

Here you will find the works of one of the most prolific African American artists. Based in Paris, France, this selection includes current masterpieces as well retrospectives from a body of over 30 years as an ethnic artist painting in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Europe. Your choice of paintings, prints, posters, postcards, puzzles, memorabilia, T-shirts, collectibles, accessories,and more, is only a click away. Read more

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