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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1997.26
People
Mitchell Siporin, American (New York, New York 1910 - 1976 Newton, Massachusetts)
Title
Dedication of a Monument to Mathias J. Degan (Haymarket Series)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1934-1935
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/287214
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink over graphite on cream board
Dimensions
57.3 x 40 cm (22 9/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, l.r.: Siporin
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: 6687/8; crossed out: 4309/6
  • inscription: verso, bottom, graphite: Dedication of Monument / to Matthias J. Degan / (Haymarket Series)
Provenance
Miriam, Judith, and Rachel Siporin, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1997.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Miriam, Rachel, and Judith Siporin
Accession Year
1997
Object Number
1997.26
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

"May Day, 1886: The Haymarket Struggle, Eight Drawings", New Masses (May 7, 1935), vol. 15, no. 6, repr. p. 13

Carl Belz, Mitchell Siporin: A Retrospective, exh. cat., Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University (Waltham, MA, 1976), no. 7

Paul Avrich, ed., The First Mayday: Haymarket Speeches 1895-1910 by Voltairine de Cleyre, Cienfuegos Press and Libertarian Book Club & Soil of Liberty (Sandy, Orkney, Scotland and New York, 1980), repr.

Robert W. Glenn, The Haymarket Affair: An Annotated Bibliography, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT, 1993), no. 1489

Exhibition History

Mitchell Siporin: A Retrospective, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, 05/11/1976 - 06/30/1976

Mitchell Siporin: The Early Years 1930-1950, Babcock Galleries, New York, 03/10/1990 - 04/03/1990

32Q: 1320 Social Realism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/18/2018 - 04/18/2019

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