John Steuart Curry modeled his image of John Brown after Michelangelo’s "Moses on the Tomb of Pope Julius II". This lithograph was a figure study for a mural that Curry was commissioned to do for the Kansas state capitol building in Topeka, and was published by the Associated American Artists in an edition of 250.


  • Title: John Brown
  • Creator: John Steuart Curry
  • Creator Lifespan: 1897 - 1946
  • Creator Nationality: American
  • Creator Death Place: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • Creator Birth Place: Dunavant, Kansas, United States
  • Date: 1939
  • Physical Dimensions: w11 x h14.75 in.
  • Credit Line: Gift of Ruth Woods Dayton
  • Type: print
  • Medium: lithograph on paper

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