27 September 2004
Ben Shahn (1898-1969)
signed 'Ben Shahn' (lower right)
gouache on cardboard
7¾ x 8½ in. (19.7 x 21.6 cm.)
Executed circa 1940-42.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York.
Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York.
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