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[Sea of Hats]

Artist:
Ben Shahn (American (born Lithuania), Kaunas 1898–1969 New York)
Date:
1930s
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
25.2 x 20.2 cm (9 15/16 x 7 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1100.278
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on print, verso UL, UR: "#2", "Mrs Shahn 1932"
Mrs. Shahn to Prakapas on consignment; [Prakapas Gallery to Waddell, February 23, 1980]; John C. Waddell

According to J. Waddell this is possibly the only existing print, if not also in the collection of the Fogg Art Museum.
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