Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1970.2787
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
Untitled (Washington Court House, Ohio)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
July 1938-August 1938
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Ohio, Washington Court House
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/302272
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
sheet; actual: 20.5 x 25.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)
image: 16.6 x 24.4 cm (6 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: inscribed in graphite on verso, upper center: Ben Shahn at left in reflection; inscribed in red ink on masking tape affixed to verso: 155; inscribed in graphite on verso, center: 6402M4; stamped in black ink on verso, lower right: PLEASE CREDIT F.S.A. FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PHOTO BY: SHAHN; inscribed in black ink on verso, lower right: P
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Bernarda Bryson Shahn
Copyright
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Object Number
P1970.2787
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Davis Pratt, ed., The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 1975), 120

James Cuno, Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Ivan Gaskell, and William W. Robinson, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, ed. James Cuno, Harvard University Art Museums and Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), 303

Harvard University Art Museums, Masterpieces of world art : Fogg Art Museum, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1997

Exhibition History

Chasing Shadows, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/1995 - 04/02/1995

HAA 1 Survey Course: Landmarks of World Art and Architecture [Spring 2007], Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/26/2007 - 04/08/2007

HAA 1 Survey Course (S421): Landmarks of World Art and Architecture [Spring 2009], Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/12/2009 - 05/10/2009

HAA 1 Survey Course (S421): Landmarks of World Art and Architecture (Spring 2010), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/05/2010 - 05/09/2010

32Q: 1320 Social Realism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/05/2016 - 03/29/2017

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