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Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 9 3/4 × 6 1/8 in. (24.8 × 15.6 cm)
H x W (image): 9 1/4 × 6 1/8 in. (23.5 × 15.6 cm)
H x W (sheet): 15 × 11 1/4 in. (38.1 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1947; printed 1989
Description:
Color linocut of a woman. The image uses three colors, orange, black, and white. The woman is in the center with the right side of her face visible. Her head is tilted back and her gaze is directed upwards. The title is handwritten in graphite below the image and the work is signed. The reverse is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52d0e99cc-e693-4c94-9396-3d493827a4cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.14