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(Pounce?) Study for the poster "Natal Care"
  • Ben Shahn
    1898–1969
    born: Kovno, Russian Empire (present-day Kaunas, Lithuania) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • (Pounce?) Study for the poster "Natal Care", 1955
  • Where object was made: United States
  • charcoal
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 90.8 x 60.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 35 3/4 x 23 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 42 3/4 x 30 1/2 in
  • Gift of The Honorable Joseph P. Carroll and Roberta Carroll, M.D.
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0185
Description

Image of a newborn hanging upside down, his feet are grasped by a large hand.