Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1970.2799
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
Untitled (Stuart Davis and Roselle Springer among Artists' Union demonstrators, Division IX, May Day Parade, Communist Party route, Twenty-fifth Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, New York City)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
May 1, 1935, printed later
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York State, New York City
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/310777
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
sheet; actual: 20.5 x 25.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)
image: 16.3 x 23.3 cm (6 7/16 x 9 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, upper left to upper right, graphite: May Day, Artists Union demonstration, New York City,
    1935
    Ben Shahn
  • inscription: verso, upper left, graphite: (by an assistant of Davis Pratt:): neg. in print room
Provenance
Bernarda Bryson Shahn, gift; to the Fogg Art Museum, 1970.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Bernarda Bryson Shahn
Copyright
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Object Number
P1970.2799
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), 17

Exhibition History

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

The Construction of the World - Art and the Economy, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, 10/11/2018 - 02/03/2019

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