Ben Shahn

American, born Lithuania (Kovno [now Kaunas], Lithuania, 1898 - 1969, New York City, New York)

Untitled

ca. 1930s
photograph | gelatin silver print
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  • Untitled [Four men, one playing a guitar]

    Ben Shahn, Untitled, ca. 1930s; gelatin silver print, 10 1/2 in. x 13 3/8 in. (26.67 cm x 33.97 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Purchase through a gift of Gary B. Sokol, Accessions Committee Fund and Members of Foto Forum;


10 1/2 in. x 13 3/8 in. (26.67 cm x 33.97 cm)
Acquired 1998
Collection SFMOMA
Purchase through a gift of Gary B. Sokol, Accessions Committee Fund and Members of Foto Forum
98.53

Tags

men, African Americans, seated, guitars, musical instruments, boots, ties, suits


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