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Workers of the Soil

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Workers of the Soil

20th century
213 x 327 mm (8.4 x 12.9 in.)

John E. Costigan, American, (1888–1972)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good; some printer’s ink from plate bevel
Edition: 10/100; made available through Associated Artists for an additional run of 250 after the first 100. Won Shaw prize in 1934
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “J.E. Costigan N.A-S-A-E”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: title and “10/100”; inscribed in pencil in George W. Davison’s hand, lower right: “G.W.D.”
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1939
Accession Number: 1939.D1.9

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  • agriculture - Science or art of cultivating the soil, harvesting crops, and raising livestock. W [April 1996 descriptor moved. November 1995 related term added. July 1993 descriptor moved. February 1991 alternate term added.]
  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • labor - Usage in the sense of physical work

  • plate Dimensions: 213 x 327 mm (8.4 x 12.9 in.)

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