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20th century
235 x 310 mm (9.3 x 12.2 in.)

William Gropper, American, (1897–1977)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on wove paper
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: Published by Contemporary Print Group; in "American Scene No. 1" portfolio
Marks: Signed on stone, lower right: “Gropper”
Marks: Watermark: B.L.K.
Bibliography: Helen Langa, Radical Art: Printmaking and the Left in 1930s New York (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2004), fig. 19.
Credit Line: Bequest of Russell T. Limbach (Art Department faculty, 1941–1971), 1973
Accession Number: 1973.14.84

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  • 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
  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]
  • social satire

  • image Dimensions: 235 x 310 mm (9.3 x 12.2 in.)

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