Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.161
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
Design for a Bookplate ("Triciput Ex Libris Erich Kahler")
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1956
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/193471
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink on white wove paper
Dimensions
15 x 12.5 cm (5 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, l.r., in image: Ben Shahn
Provenance
Ben Shahn; to Erich Kahler, 1956; to Alice Kahler, New Haven, Connecticut, 1970, sold; to Stephen Lee Taller, Berkeley, California 1990; to Dolores Taller, gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2002.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive, Gift of Dolores S. Taller
Copyright
© Estate of Ben Shahn / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.161
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

The Shape of Content: The Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/27/1999 - 03/26/2000

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