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Ben Shahn

Martin Luther King, 1966

Wood engraving on Japan paper
23 × 19 in
58.4 × 48.3 cm
Edition 42/300
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
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Condition Report: Scattered spots of foxing; light discoloration; mat burns; early signs of toning …

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Condition Report: Scattered spots of foxing; light discoloration; mat burns; early signs of toning lower edge; toning and offsetting verso. Cornered, mounted and framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 27.125 X 23 Inches

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Signed in brown brush inkwith artist's red stamp lower right; Signed and numbered in pencil by engraver, Stefan Martin
Ben Shahn
American, 1898–1969
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Named one of the “World’s Ten Best Artists” by then-popular Look magazine in 1948 and renowned for …

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Named one of the “World’s Ten Best Artists” by then-popular Look magazine in 1948 and renowned for his anguished, searingly bold imagery, artist and activist Ben Shahn protested against social injustice and honored ordinary people in lithographs, paintings, photographs, and public murals. For Shahn, art was a powerful …

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Ben Shahn, ‘Martin Luther King’, 1966, Heritage Auctions
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About the work
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Condition Report: Scattered spots of foxing; light discoloration; mat burns; early signs of toning …

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Condition Report: Scattered spots of foxing; light discoloration; mat burns; early signs of toning lower edge; toning and offsetting verso. Cornered, mounted and framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 27.125 X 23 Inches

Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Signature
Signed in brown brush inkwith artist's red stamp lower right; Signed and numbered in pencil by engraver, Stefan Martin
Ben Shahn
American, 1898–1969
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Named one of the “World’s Ten Best Artists” by then-popular Look magazine in 1948 and renowned for …

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Named one of the “World’s Ten Best Artists” by then-popular Look magazine in 1948 and renowned for his anguished, searingly bold imagery, artist and activist Ben Shahn protested against social injustice and honored ordinary people in lithographs, paintings, photographs, and public murals. For Shahn, art was a powerful …

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Ben Shahn

Martin Luther King, 1966

Wood engraving on Japan paper
23 × 19 in
58.4 × 48.3 cm
Edition 42/300
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed