Humbert Howard with Morris Blackburn, Lois Mailou Jones, and Jacob Lawrence at a Pyramid Club Art Exhibition
@ Temple University
Mosley, John W
DescriptionPhotograph of (L-R) Humbert Howard, Morris Blackburn, Lois Mailou Jones, an unidentified male, and Jacob Lawrence at a Pyramid Club Art Exhibition. Howard was a well-known Philadelphia painter and graduate of West Philadelphia High School (1932) and eventually completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania. He also studied at the Barnes Foundation and the International Academy of Arts and Letters in Rome. Several of the paintings from his work as part of the 1930 Philadelphia Work Progress Administration Art Project were featured in the 1939 World’s Fair. In 1940 he served as the Director of the Pyramid Club.