Where There is a Book There is No Sword; Lion of Judah
Ben Shahn, American (born Russia, now Lithuania), 1898 - 1969
Screenprint on Japanese paper
74/145 (about 300 total printed)
Sight: 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm)
Sight: 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the artist
Art © Estate of Ben Shahn / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed and inscribed, in black ink, lower left: 145/74 Ben Shahn
Arts Education Services, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 1984.
The artist; given to present collection, 1952.
K. McNulty, The Collected Prints of Ben Shahn, Philadelphia, 1967, no. 63.
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