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Stop H-Bomb Tests


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American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Stop H-Bomb Tests, 1961
Print
American
,
20th century
Poster; screen print printed in red, blue, and black
110.17 x 75.25 cm (43 3/8 x 29 5/8 in.)
P.171
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive, Gift of Dolores S. Taller
, M25461
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Marks
signed: signed
inscription: right edge, black ink, handwritten: 47/128 [edition numbering]
label: right edge, red ink, handwritten, signed, in artist's hand: Ben Shahn
legend: lower edge, black printer's ink, screenprinted: NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR A SANE NUCLEAR POLICY 17 E.45 ST. PREPARED BY GRAPHIC ARTISTS FOR SANE [publisher and printer's identification]
Provenance
Stephen Lee Taller, Berkeley, California, 1994; to Dolores Taller, gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 2002.
Bibliography
Stephen Lee Taller and Frances K. Pohl, Remembering Ben Shahn: Selections from the Stephen Lee Taller Collection, exh. cat., Judah L. Magnes Museum (Berkeley, California, 1998), p. 3 (ill.), 8

Exhibition History
The Shape of Content: The Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/27/1999 - 03/26/2000
DISSENT!, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 11/11/2006 - 02/25/2007