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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Untitled (Musgrove family, between Hecla and Pleasant Unity, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Work Type
October 1935
Creation Place: North America, United States, Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County
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Physical Descriptions
Gelatin silver print
sheet; actual: 20.5 x 25.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)
image: 19.4 x 24.6 cm (7 5/8 x 9 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: inscribed in red crayon on verso, upper right: F-21; inscribed in graphite on verso, center: RA 6009 M2; sketch in graphite on verso, lower center; inscribed in graphite on verso, lower right: RA6009M
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Bernarda Bryson Shahn
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Davis Pratt, ed., The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 1975), 96

Exhibition History

Ben Shahn: A Retrospective, 1898-1969, Jewish Museum, New York, 10/12/1976 - 01/02/1977; University of Georgia, Athens, 01/27/1977 - 03/17/1977; Spertus Museum, Chicago, 04/11/1977 - 05/23/1977; University of Texas at Austin Art Museum, Austin, 06/23/1977 - 08/11/1977; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, 09/05/1977 - 10/24/1977; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 11/17/1977 - 01/15/1978

Ben Shahn and the Task of Photography in Thirties America, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, New York, 02/08/1995 - 03/25/1995; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, 04/09/1995 - 06/10/1995; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, 09/09/1995 - 10/28/1995

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