Farewell to New York - All That is Beautiful

Ben Shahn, American (born Russia, now Lithuania), 1898 - 1969



Serigraph in colors with hand coloring on wove [Rives] paper

Unspecified edition: 34 known

Sheet: 26 × 38 3/4 in. (66 × 98.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gif of Margaret F. Edwards, in memory of her father, Atlanta architect H. Griffith Edwards, F.A.I.A. F.C.S.I. (1907-1972)

Art © Estate of Ben Shahn / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed in black crayon, lower center: Ben Shahn; Inscribed in print in vertical columns from left to right: THE ART OF PHEIDIAS / BUT FOR REMEMBRANCE' SAKE / ALL THAT IS BEAUTIFUL Inscribed in ballpoint pen on printed corresponding lines on Heath's Gallery label: BS-67-11 / BEN SHAHN / ALL THAT IS BEAUTIFUL / SILKSCREEN [printed copy on label: HEATH'S GALLERY, 62 PONCE DE LEON AVENUE, N.E., ATLANTA, GA 30308 / TELEPHONE 876-1468 / No. _______ / ARTIST___________ / TITLE ____________ MEDIUM _______________ / PRICE_____________]

Course History

ARTH 2, Introduction to the History of Art II, Joy Kenseth, Mary Coffey, Winter 2014

SART 15, Drawing I, Viktor Witkowski, Winter 2019

SART 15.01, Drawing I, Viktor Witkowski, Winter 2020

GEOG 29, Global Cities, Erin Collins, Winter 2022

Publication History

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.177, no.164.


The artist; Heath Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia; sold to the donor's father, Atlanta architect H. Griffith Edward, F.A.I.A. F.C.S.I. (1907-1972); bequeathed to Margaret F. Edwards, 1972; given to present collection, 2007.

Catalogue Raisonne

Prescott, Kenneth W. The Complete Graphic Works of Ben Shahn. New York: Quadrangle / The New York Times Book Co. 1973, fig. 55.

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