Portrait of Sacco and VanzettiArtist(s)Ben ShahnArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1958Medium & Supportscreenprint on paperDimensions
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 LineGift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. BurtonSubject 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 TypecaricatureAdditional Object Classification(s)PrintCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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men (male humans)
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