Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Mabel Dwight
    born: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States ; died: Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Silence, 1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 255 x 407 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/16 x 16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of the WPA Arts Project
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0212
Catalogue raisonné

Library scene with man's back towards viewer at left center sitting at a table with a lamp. On opposite side of table is a nun at far right with open book and writing on a tablet. Directly across from man with back to viewer is a bald man with a magnifying glass looking at an open book. To the left of him is a woman with her head down. More figures in the background at tables with lamps. Walls of books in the background.