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 × 17 in. (45.7 × 43.2 cm)

Sheet: 22 × 21 in. (55.9 × 53.3 cm)

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

© 2019 Catlett Mora Family Trust / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

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

ARTH 40.04, LACS 30.09, Mexicanidad: Constructing and Dismantling Mexican National Identity, Mary Coffey, Winter 2019

SART 76, Senior Seminar I, Jennifer Caine, Winter 2019

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

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 178, ill. plate no. 109.

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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