Ben Shahn, ‘Suzanna and the Elders’, 1948, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Ink and wash on paper, Robert Funk Fine Art
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Ben Shahn

Suzanna and the Elders, 1948

Ink and wash on paper
22 1/2 × 31 1/2 in
57.2 × 80 cm
.
$18,000
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Robert Funk Fine Art
Miami

Condition report: The work is in overall good original condition with vibrant fresh colors and done …

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Hand-signed by artist, sticker label, Work is Signed lower right
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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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Robert Funk Fine Art
Miami

Condition report: The work is in overall good original condition with vibrant fresh colors and done on heavy stock watercolor paper.
It is housed in an elegant frame under glass. The paper stock is glued to a board.
There is bubbling of the paper from the board. This is mostly visible with raking light when looking into …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, sticker label, Work is Signed lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
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

Suzanna and the Elders, 1948

Ink and wash on paper
22 1/2 × 31 1/2 in
57.2 × 80 cm
.
$18,000
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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