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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1998.158
People
Lou Block, American (New York, NY 1895 - 1969 Louisville, Kentucky)
Title
Prisoners Sewing, Sketch for the Rikers Island Mural
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1934
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/278925
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil and black ink on buff wove paper
Dimensions
42.4 x 61.9 cm (16 11/16 x 24 3/8 in.)
Provenance
Lou Block, 1934, possibly by bequest; to Malu Nay Block and Fayette Block Watkis, 1969, gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1998.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Malu Nay Block and Fayette Block Watkis
Accession Year
1998
Object Number
1998.158
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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