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New York Harbor
  • Max Arthur Cohn
    1903–1998
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • New York Harbor, 1943
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color screen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 281 x 450 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 328 x 498 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/16 x 17 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 7/8 x 19 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Jane Cohn Waldbaum and Steven L. Morse
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0084
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Harbor scene. Ath the center of the image is a battleship with a flag flying from the mast located on the ship's prow. The skyline of New York and the Brooklyn Bridge can be seen along the horizon. At the far right are two red tugboats hauling barges. To the left is a dock platform with a shed and a large circular drum placed on its side. A plume of red smoke rises from the smoke stacks.