Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Coal Heavers
  • Otto F. Bielefeld
    1908–1982
    born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
  • Coal Heavers, circa 1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linocut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 487 x 314 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 545 x 370 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 1/8 x 12 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 21 7/16 x 14 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of the WPA Arts Project
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0778
Description

Two men shoveling coal in the foreground. There is a horse drawn cart behind the men. There is a tree on the left side. There is a house in the background.