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Portrait of Frederick Douglass

Accession Number

Portrait of Frederick Douglass

Ben Shahn

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
circa 1965

Medium & Support
screenprint on paper

22 1/16 x 16 15/16 in. (56 x 42.9 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Warren M. Robbins

Subject matter
Potrait of Frederick Douglass.

Physical Description
A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie. His head and gaze is turned to the right of the piece. The words "Frederick Douglass" borders the piece along with the artist's signatures and the screenprint number.

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Primary Object Type

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

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men (male humans)
suits (main garments)

2 Related Resources

Art of interest to Judaic Studies
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Race, Gender, Class, and American Identity
(Part of 11 Learning Collections)

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