Mother and Child

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



Watercolor on cream wove paper

Sheet: 14 1/2 × 11 5/8 in. (36.8 × 29.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Daisy V. Shapiro in memory of her son, Richard David Shapiro, Class of 1943

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 red paint, lower right: Ben Shahn

Exhibition History

Cape Cod as an Art Colony, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Sandwich, Massachusetts, April 30-October 16, 1977.

The Richard David Shapiro 1943 Memorial Collection, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1968, no. 14.

Publication History

Cape Cod as an Art Colony, Sandwich, Massachusetts: The Plantation, 1977.


Downtown Gallery, New York; sold to Daisy Viertel Shapiro (1890-1984), New York, November 1959; given to present collection, 1962.

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