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.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The present work is a study for The Meaning of Social Security, a mural in the Social Security Building (now the Wilber J. Cohen Building, Health and Human Services), Washington, D.C.
To mark 25 consecutive years as market leaders and the record-breaking price for the Winston Pink Legacy diamond, we look back at historic pieces sold at Christie’s
In the late 19th century Emile Gallé’s vibrant glassware helped to transform ideas of what art could be. Specialist Carina Villinger shares her insights