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Portrait of Sacco and Vanzetti

Accession Number
1975/1.70

Title
Portrait of Sacco and Vanzetti

Artist(s)
Ben Shahn

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1958

Medium & Support
screenprint on paper

Dimensions
18 ½ in x 20 ⅛ in (46.99 cm x 51.12 cm);22 1/16 in x 28 1/16 in (56.04 cm x 71.28 cm);18 ½ in x 20 ⅛ in (46.99 cm x 51.12 cm);15 ⅞ in x 12 ¾ in (40.32 cm x 32.38 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton

Subject matter
Portrait of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti.

Physical Description
Two men sit at the center of the print with inquisitive looks upon their faces. Certain facial elements are distorted. They stand with shoulders haunched, and pupiless eyes. Both sets of arms are restrained by handcuffs, and they are handcuffed to one another at the center of the print.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
caricature

Additional Object Classification(s)
Print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
caricatures
men (male humans)
political art
portraits
suits (main garments)

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