PrometheusArtist(s)Ben ShahnArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1898-1969Medium & Supportink on paperDimensions
15 1/2 in. x 11 3/8 in. ( 39.3 cm x 28.9 cm )Credit LineGiven by Bruce Henry, LSA Class of 1948Subject matter
Prometheus being bound and captured.Physical Description
A winged figure draped in a toga has descended upon a non-winged figure and is attempting to bind. The non-winged nude figure has their hands behind their back and with one knee bent and the other leg extended, submits to the winged figure. Both figures do not have any facial features.Primary Object ClassificationDrawingCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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