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Ben Shahn

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, 1965

Stone Lithograph
16 × 12 1/4 in
40.6 × 31.1 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
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Brooklyn
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Brooklyn
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Some creasing on top left corner, not affecting the image

Some creasing on top left corner, not affecting the image

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B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or age
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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 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 tool for sociopolitical commentary and for urging and effecting change. As he asserted: “If we are to have values, a spiritual life and a culture, these things must find the imagery and interpretations through the arts.”

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Some creasing on top left corner, not affecting the image

Some creasing on top left corner, not affecting the image

Medium
Print
Condition
B: Very Good Condition, with signs of handling or age
Signature
Not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
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 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 tool for sociopolitical commentary and for urging and effecting change. As he asserted: “If we are to have values, a spiritual life and a culture, these things must find the imagery and interpretations through the arts.”

Ben Shahn

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, 1965

Stone Lithograph
16 × 12 1/4 in
40.6 × 31.1 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
Sold
location
Brooklyn
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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