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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.72
People
James Lesesne Wells, American (1902 - 1993)
Title
Twin Heads
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Illustration for the poem "The Congo" by Vachel Lindsay, published in the Golden Book Magazine (September 1929)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1929
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/318435
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut on thin laid Japan paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
block: 9.6 x 7.6 cm (3 3/4 x 3 in.)
sheet: 16.7 x 16.2 cm (6 9/16 x 6 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r. in graphite pencil: James Lesesne Wells
  • inscription: l.l. in graphite pencil: Twin Heads
  • inscription: l.r. in graphite pencil: James Lesesne Wells
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Jakob Rosenberg Fund, George R. Nutter Fund, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund, and Margaret Fisher Fund
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.72
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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