Frederick Douglass

Accession Number

Frederick Douglass

Ben Shahn

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date

Medium & Support
serigraph on paper

22 in x 167 in (55.88 cm x 424.18 cm)

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

Subject matter
Portrait of Frederick Douglass.

Physical Description
A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie. His head and gaze is turned to the right of the piece. The words "Frederick Douglass" border the piece along with two copies of the artist's signature and the screenprint number .

Primary Object Classification

Primary Object Type

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men (male humans)
suits (main garments)

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