Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.225
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
"Many are the Links..." from Robert Hooke [Text]
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
20th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/95203
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper (two sheets taped together)
Dimensions
23 x 244 cm (9 1/16 x 96 1/16 in.)
right sheet: 23 x 89 cm (9 1/16 x 35 1/16 in.)
left sheet: 23 x 154.5 cm (9 1/16 x 60 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper right, graphite, in artist's hand: arithmetical calculations
  • inscription: verso, u.r., graphite: LETTERING
  • inscription: verso, l.r., graphite: "SO MANY ARE--" / ROBERT HOOKE / QUOTATION
Provenance
Stephen Lee Taller, Berkeley, California; to Dolores Taller, gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2002.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive, Gift of Dolores S. Taller
Copyright
© Estate of Ben Shahn / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.225
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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