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Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970

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Series 6: Artwork , circa 1930s-1965
11 Folders
Boxes 28, 35

This small series contains several sketches by Shahn in addition to artwork by others including childhood drawings of his children, Ezra and Judith, and prints by friends including Mario Casetta and Stefan Martin. Unbound sketches by Shahn include what is probably an original drawing of Shahn's childhood friend, Willie Snow, circa 1910-1920.
Artwork by Shahn is followed by artwork by others, arranged alphabetically by artist. This series has been scanned in entirety.
Description Container Select
Shahn, Ben, Sketchbook, circa 1930s-1960s
28
44
Shahn, Ben, Unbound Sketches, circa 1930s-circa 1963
28
45
Appel, Willa, Drawing and Tempera Painting, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
28
46
Casetta, Mario, Prints, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
oversized material housed in Box 35
28
47
Hanisch, Helen, Ink Sketch of Shahn, 1965
oversized material housed in Box 35
28
48
Martin, Stefan, Print, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
28
49
Shahn, Ezra, Childhood Drawings, circa 1930s
28
50
Shahn, Judith, Childhood and Other Drawings, circa 1930s-circa 1940s
oversized material housed in Box 35
28
51
Thomas, Drawing, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
28
52
Unidentified Artists and Children, Drawings and Sketches, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
oversized material housed in Box 35
28
53
Unidentified Artists, Prints, circa 1950s
28
54
Oversized Material from Casetta, Mario, Prints, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
oversized material scanned with Box 28, F47
35
Oversized Material from Hanisch, Helen, Ink Sketch of Shahn, 1965
oversized material scanned with Box 28, F48
35
Oversized Material from Shahn, Judith, Childhood and Other Drawings, circa 1930s-circa 1940s
oversized material scanned with Box 28, F51
35
Oversized Material from Unidentified Artists and Children, Drawings and Sketches, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
oversized material scanned with Box 38, F53
35

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.