Sharecropper

Elizabeth Catlett, American, 1915 - 2012

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about 1952 (key block); 1968 (color blocks and this impression)

Color linocut (linoleum cut) on medium weight, cream, Japanese laid paper

Edition of about 60

Image: 18 x 17 in. (45.7 x 43.2 cm)

Sheet: 22 x 21 in. (55.9 x 53.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

2012.62

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, in graphite, lower right margin: ECatlett 1968; titled, in graphite, lower left margin: Sharecropper; signed in block, lower right: EC

Course History

AAAS 91.1, ENGL 53.18, The Harlem Renaissance, J. Martin Favor, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States. Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 71, The "American Century": Modern Art in the United States, Mary Coffey, Winter 2015

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

WRIT 5, Human Rights, Global to Local, Peggy Baum, Winter 2014

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

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

Published References

Herzon, Melanie Anne. Elizabeth Catlett: In the Image of the People. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago and New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2005, plate 17. Hampton University 25

Provenance

The artist; sold to unidentified art dealer; sold to Charles M. Young Fine Prints & Drawings, LLC, Portland, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 2012.

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