Stop H-Bomb Tests
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M25461
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
Stop H-Bomb Tests
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1961
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Poster; screen print printed in red, blue, and black
Technique
Screen print
Dimensions
110.17 x 75.25 cm (43 3/8 x 29 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: signed
  • label: right edge, red ink, handwritten, signed, in artist's hand: Ben Shahn
  • inscription: right edge, black ink, handwritten: 47/128 [edition numbering]
  • 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.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
P.171
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive, Gift of Dolores S. Taller
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
M25461
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

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

Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted