The Story Teller Lithograph - Ernie Barnes was born July 15, 1938. Endowed with an innate sensitivity, he knew early in life that he wanted to become an artist. Initial impressions were fashioned in the rich soil of Durham, North Carolina, while his sensibilities were cultivated in a loving home by his parents, Ernest Sr. and Fannie (Geer) Barnes. As a child, he often accompanied his mother to the home of the prominent attorney, Frank Fuller, Jr., where she worked as a domestic. Through his expansive library, Fuller introduced Barnes to the works of the great master artists such as Rembrandt, Raphael and Michelangelo. Amidst the harshness of life in the segregated south in the1940's, artistic ambitions would prove to be an impossibility. His father echoed the sentiments of many in ridiculing and forbidding young Ernest's desire to be an artist. His peers also asserted their disdain by beating him on a daily basis. The isolation and despair of this shy, fat, un-athletic boy plagued him until he reached junior high... MORE The Story Teller Lithograph
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The Story Teller Lithograph by Ernie Barnes
Availability
Yes as of 12/17/2017
Condition:
New
Edition:
Litho 
Size / no.:
Open Edition Lithograph
Dimension:
23 1/2 X 19
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The Story Teller Lithograph by Ernie Barnes Image is watermarked for copyright protection and is not present on the actual art work.

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This print is one of twelve from the Beauty of The Ghetto Collection.

Precious black wisdom handed down in small sermons on hope, love, compassion, peace and happiness. Sentiments which are etched in our memory to serve as a beacon of hope in the midst of confusion. An insistence upon the individual to form his own character and to create his own happiness.

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