Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1970.2470
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
Untitled (East Twelfth Street, New York City)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1932-1935
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York State, New York City
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/303489
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
sheet; actual: 20 x 25.3 cm (7 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.)
image: 16.1 x 24.6 cm (6 5/16 x 9 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite, in artist's hand: 1933
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite, in artist's hand: East 12th St.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Bernarda Bryson Shahn
Copyright
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Object Number
P1970.2470
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), 19

Exhibition History

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

Ben Shahn: Cross Media Artist, Photograph, Painting and Graphic Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama, Kanagawa, 12/03/2011 - 01/29/2012; Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, 02/11/2012 - 03/25/2012; The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama-shi, 04/08/2012 - 05/20/2012

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