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I have given the world my songs

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): 8 1/8 × 5 1/16 in. (20.6 × 12.8 cm)
H x W (image): 7 1/2 × 5 1/16 in. (19 × 12.8 cm)
H x W (sheet): 13 1/2 × 9 9/16 in. (34.3 × 24.3 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Place made:
Mexico City, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1947; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Identity  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Violence  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:
2017.21.5
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/fd5f777a65c-247a-48ac-871f-9ba54db51b24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.5
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