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Heavy the Oar to Him who is Tired, Heavy the Coat, Heavy the Sea
  • Ivan Albright
    1897–1983
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: Woodstock, Vermont, United States ; active: United States
  • Heavy the Oar to Him who is Tired, Heavy the Coat, Heavy the Sea, 1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: cream wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 433 x 268 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 1/16 x 10 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 485 x 312 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 1/8 x 12 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0156
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Aged male figure stands smoking in front of window, swathed in loose wrinkled clothing and dark coat. In one hand, the man grips an oar, in the other, a fishing net. The vista seen through the window is of a choppy shoreline and distant rounded hill.