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Cotton Pickers, Pulaski County, Arkansas

Artist:
Ben Shahn (American (born Lithuania), Kaunas 1898–1969 New York)
Date:
October 1935
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 18.8 x 22.5 cm (7 3/8 x 8 7/8 in.) Mount: 35.6 x 27.8 cm (14 x 10 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.488
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in pencil, mount recto, CR (under print): "Shahn"; Inscribed in pencil, mount recto, BL: "Ben Shahn - Cotton Pickers. // Vintage photograph - Taken for Farm // Security Administration by Shahn at 5:30 A.M. // in October 1935, Pulaski County, Arkansas, // Signed in pencil by Shahn. $1,000-"
(sold, Sotheby's, New York, Lot 243, April 25, 1990); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Whitney Museum of American Art. "The American Century: Art and Culture, 1900-2000," April 22, 1999–September 5, 1999.

Exhibition print
See also: Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Farm Security Administration (FSA) # 8a17074
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