WarsawArtist(s)Ben ShahnArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1943; printed 1963Medium & Supportserigraph on paperDimensions
40 1/4 in. x 31 in. x 3/4 in. ( 102.24 cm x 78.74 cm x 1.91 cm )Credit LineGift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. RobbinsSubject matter
Jewish prayer.Physical Description
A black and white print that features a person holding his head in clenched fists. His clothing is creased by his dynamic position, back is haunched. Below the drawing is stylized Hebrew block print. Translated it reads "These martyrs I well remember, and my soul melts with secret sorrow. Evil men have devoured us and eagerly consumed us". The calligraphy is a prayer recited for the Musaf Service during Yom Kippur.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typeblack and white printRights
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