Labor in a Diesel Plant

Letterio Calapai, American, 1902 - 1993



Wood engraving on cream wove paper

Edition of 120

Image: 15 1/2 × 9 5/8 in. (39.3 × 24.4 cm)

Sheet: 18 × 12 1/16 in. (45.7 × 30.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Judith D. and Charles H. Hood, Class of 1951



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in block, lower right: CALAPAI; signed and dated, in graphite, lower right margin: L. Calapai ’43; titled, in graphite, center, lower center margin: Labor in a Diesel Plant; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: Artist’s proof; inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: To my wife, Jean.


The artist; to his wife, Jean Hillard Calapai (1911-2002), date unknown; Childs Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to Judith D. and Charles H. Hood (1929-2016), Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, date unknown; given to present collection, 2017.

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