Credo (large)

Accession Number

Credo (large)

Ben Shahn

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date

Medium & Support
serigraph on paper

24 in. x 28 in. x 3/4 in. ( 60.96 cm x 71.12 cm x 1.91 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

Subject matter
Creature and inpsiring message.

Physical Description
The print shows a drawing of the head of an animal. Below it reads: "I have the right to believe freely. To be a slave to no man's authority. If this is heresy so be it. It is still the truth to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. I cannot...will not...recant. Here I stand. No man can command my conscience."

Primary Object Classification

Primary Object Type
color print

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calligraphy (process)
color prints (prints)
writing (processes)