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1970

  • Work on this object began.

1990

  • Work on this object ended.

1993

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Poster, Gandhi, ca. 1980

This is a Poster. It was designed by Ben Shahn. It is dated ca. 1980 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Karrie Jacobs. It is credited Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

43 x 28 cm (16 15/16 in. x 11 in.)

It is signed

Signed in print: Ben Shahn

It is inscribed

Imprinted in brown ink on bottom: distributed by the War Resisters Leagueto celebrate its 60th Anniversary WRL, 339 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012; in lower left corner: The print shop logo

Cite this object as

Poster, Gandhi, ca. 1980; Designed by Ben Shahn (Lithuanian, active USA, 1898–1969); USA; lithograph on paper; 43 x 28 cm (16 15/16 in. x 11 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-89

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