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untitled (man on grating, Bowery, NY)
  • Ben Shahn
    born: Kovno, Russian Empire (present-day Kaunas, Lithuania) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • untitled (man on grating, Bowery, NY), 1932
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17.2 x 23.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 3/4 x 9 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0029

Figure in an outdoor setting. There is a man leaning back in chair against a metal grate. The man has his hat pulled low over his eyes and his head is to the right of a metal object. There are blades of grass at the bottom of the photograph.