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Pounce drawing for "City of Dreadful Night"
  • Ben Shahn
    1898–1969
    born: Kovno, Russian Empire (present-day Kaunas, Lithuania) ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Pounce drawing for "City of Dreadful Night", 1951
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 47.3 x 11.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 5/8 x 4 5/8 in
    Mount Dimensions: 51.6 x 34.6 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 20 5/16 x 13 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in matted with 1999.0183.02
  • Gift of The Honorable Joseph P. Carroll and Roberta Carroll, M.D.
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0183.01
Description

Abstract drawing of a classisized head or bust mounted on a pedestal or capital.