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A Visit from the Old Mistress

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1876
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
History\United States\Black History  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of William T. Evans
Object number:
1909.7.28
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CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk755e0337e-753a-4a90-8da1-7e2b089b2ace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1909.7.28

Here Lies our Liberty, Oklahoma, from the series The American Monument

Artist:
Lee Friedlander, born Aberdeen, WA 1934  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 10 3/8 x 10 1/4 in. (26.4 x 26.0 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1997
Topic:
Architecture\industry  Search this
Monument\memorial  Search this
Landscape\Oklahoma  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment, Margery and Edgar Masinter, Kevin and Lisa McGovern, and Bernie Stadiem
Copyright:
© Lee Friedlander
Object number:
2003.42.846
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk724b7011b-f8a3-4e54-8a20-78a6a55096e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2003.42.846

Sweatshop (mural study, Department of Justice Building, Washington, DC)

Artist:
George Biddle, born Philadelphia, PA 1885-died Croton-on-Hudson, NY 1973  Search this
Medium:
tempera on board
Dimensions:
39 x 30 1/2 in. (99.1 x 77.5 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1935-1936
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Allegory\other\survival  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Occupation\industry\textiles  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1974.28.372
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7305026f4-1fa7-4465-8192-f10a29c24991
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.28.372

Ben Fletcher

Artist:
Carlos A. Cortéz, born Milwaukee, WI 1923-died Chicago, IL 2005  Search this
Sitter:
Ben Fletcher  Search this
Medium:
linocut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 29 x 19 in. (73.7 x 48.3 cm) sheet: 34 x 22 in. (86.4 x 55.9 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1987
Topic:
Occupation\transportation  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Object\written matter\poster  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
artist claims work to be in public domain
Object number:
1993.13.2
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7569b66ca-e7a2-48ed-a1b5-87107e983958
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.13.2

De la Tierra Somos (!No Somos Illegales!)

Artist:
Carlos A. Cortéz, born Milwaukee, WI 1923-died Chicago, IL 2005  Search this
Medium:
woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 33 1/4 x 12 in. (84.4 x 30.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1984
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\Mexican  Search this
Architecture\religious\temple  Search this
History\United States\labor history  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
History\United States\immigration  Search this
Landscape\Mexico\Teotihuacan  Search this
Object\vegetable\corn  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
artist claims work to be in public domain
Object number:
1993.13.3
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Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7704405cc-637c-42eb-8ca4-c184c34583d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.13.3

Ricardo Flores-Magon

Artist:
Carlos A. Cortéz, born Milwaukee, WI 1923-died Chicago, IL 2005  Search this
Sitter:
Ricardo Flores-Magon  Search this
Medium:
linocut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 29 1/2 x 18 3/4 in. (74.9 x 47.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1978
Topic:
Ethnic\Mexican  Search this
Occupation\writer  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Portrait male\bust  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
artist claims work to be in public domain
Object number:
1993.13.4
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Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk71a1d4c03-8449-4c6d-be45-d233a7209e25
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.13.4

Policia (!Mira Como Trabajan Tus Impuestos, Cabron!)

Artist:
Carlos A. Cortéz, born Milwaukee, WI 1923-died Chicago, IL 2005  Search this
Medium:
woodcut on paper
Dimensions:
image: 35 3/8 x 17 1/2 in. (89.7 x 44.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1989
Topic:
Figure\fragment\skull  Search this
Allegory\death  Search this
Ethnic\Hispanic  Search this
Figure group\female and child\bust  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
artist claims work to be in public domain
Object number:
1993.13.6
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk773a9de95-cb90-440f-8962-ad79e7898eeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.13.6

Young Russian Immigrants Hoeing Sugar Beets, Colorado

Artist:
Lewis W. Hine, born Oshkosh, WI 1874-died Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 1940  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 4 3/8 x 5 3/4 in. (11.1 x 14.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
ca. 1910
Topic:
Children  Search this
Landscape\Colorado  Search this
Occupation\farm\sowing  Search this
History\United States\labor history  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Ethnic\Russian  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1994.91.81
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78ecaad84-b296-42f8-a6df-7172ccd9e681
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1994.91.81

Many Mandelas

Artist:
Juan Fuentes, born Artesia, NM 1950  Search this
Sitter:
Nelson Mandela  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
image: 28 5/8 x 20 in. (72.7 x 50.8 cm) sheet: 30 1/8 x 22 1/4 in. (76.6 x 56.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1986
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Allegory\quality\pride  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
History\South Africa  Search this
Portrait male\head  Search this
Occupation\other\reformer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto
Copyright:
©1986, Juan R Fuentes
Object number:
1995.50.20
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk770c172ef-3c82-4797-9fcd-bb22e3aa2cd1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1995.50.20

Sun Mad

Artist:
Ester Hernández, born Dinuba, CA 1944  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
image: 20 x 15 in. (50.7 x 38.1 cm) sheet: 22 x 17 in. (55.9 x 43.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1982
Topic:
Landscape\celestial\sun  Search this
History\United States\labor history  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Figure\fragment\skeleton  Search this
Object\fruit\grape  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto
Copyright:
© 1982, Ester Hernández
Object number:
1995.50.32
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk748ea106a-7b31-41e2-97ff-4d3c2d7e1937
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1995.50.32

BOYCOTT GRAPES & LETTUCE

Artist:
RCAF, founded 1970  Search this
Ricardo Favela, born Kingsburg, CA 1944-died Visalia, CA 2007  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paperboard
Dimensions:
22 1/8 x 28 1/4 in. (56.2 x 71.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1976
Topic:
Animal\bird\eagle  Search this
History\United States\labor history  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Object\written matter\poster  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto
Copyright:
©1976, Estate of Ricardo Favela
Object number:
1995.50.47
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7406ce7a7-6684-438a-92db-a078ab5c764e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1995.50.47

Virgen de los Caminos

Artist:
Consuelo Jiménez Underwood, born Sacramento, CA 1949  Search this
Medium:
embroidered and quilted cotton and silk with graphite
Dimensions:
58 x 36 in. (147.3 x 91.4 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Crafts
Date:
1994
Topic:
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Religion\New Testament\Mary  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Figure\fragment\skeleton  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1996.77
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b1d1ca80-15a9-43c0-b7be-51827d9b2fcc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.77

Censored (Book)

Artist:
Joan Schulze, born Chicago, IL 1938  Search this
Medium:
painted and stitched paper, ink, acrylic, printed paper and thread
Dimensions:
closed: 11 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (28.0 x 21.7 x 2.9 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Crafts
Date:
1990
Topic:
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Object\written matter\book  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1990, Joan Schulze
Object number:
1996.83
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d13b46cd-4196-49dc-b964-8a680dd90b03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.83

African Fantasy, from the series Fantasies

Artist:
Lamar Baker, born Atlanta, GA 1908-died Talbotton, GA 1994  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
16 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (41.3 x 29.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1936
Topic:
Figure female\nude  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Ethnic\African  Search this
State of being\phenomenon\surreal  Search this
Dress\accessory\shoe  Search this
Dress\costume\mask  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Dress\ceremonial\formal dress  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift by exchange from The Columbus Museum, Georgia
Object number:
1998.115.2
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c07b5379-92ca-40d7-84a1-de73563dc2ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.115.2

Capitalism

Artist:
Sue Coe, born Tamworth, England 1951  Search this
Printer:
Steve Murray, active 20th century-early 21st century  Search this
Medium:
photo-etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 14 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (36.2 x 26.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1984
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Animal\reptile\snake  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Allegory\civic\capitalism  Search this
Object\written matter\map  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1989.98.1
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7203eacd5-baff-42c7-ba8a-c25e8877f86b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1989.98.1

South Africa

Artist:
Sue Coe, born Tamworth, England 1951  Search this
Printer:
Steve Murray, active 20th century-early 21st century  Search this
Sitter:
Ronald Reagan  Search this
Medium:
photo-etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 5 7/8 x 7 1/8 in. (14.9 x 18.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1984
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
State of being\evil\violence  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
History\South Africa\Apartheid  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1989.98.8
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk788f82322-dd02-4be3-afca-981ca7059763
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1989.98.8

El Salvador

Artist:
Sue Coe, born Tamworth, England 1951  Search this
Printer:
Steve Murray, active 20th century-early 21st century  Search this
Sitter:
Richard Nixon  Search this
Ronald Reagan  Search this
Medium:
photo-etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 5 3/4 x 8 7/8 in. (14.6 x 22.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1984
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
State of being\death\execution  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
History\El Salvador  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1989.98.9
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk706cb738d-fbf6-420e-abb9-20cf27e7c8b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1989.98.9

Censored

Artist:
Elizabeth Layton, born Wellsville, KS 1909-died 1993  Search this
Sitter:
Elizabeth Layton  Search this
Medium:
pencil and crayon on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 30 1/4 x 22 1/8 in. (76.8 x 56.2 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Folk Art
Date:
1989
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Dress\accessory\jewelry  Search this
State of being\evil\imprisonment  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Portrait female\self-portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Donald Lambert in memory of Joshua C. Taylor
Copyright:
© 1989, Elizabeth Layton
Object number:
1991.81
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7afd57b56-da1b-46ad-a496-7abab9989cad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.81

King Capital forbits the rising tight (of the poor)

Artist:
E. Stearns, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
oil on cardboard
Dimensions:
17 7/8 x 23 7/8 in. (45.4 x 60.5 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
1931
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\other\aristocrat  Search this
Waterscape\coast  Search this
Allegory\quality\wealth  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Allegory\quality\poverty  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.141
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
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On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 24A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75904665a-ed0b-4ddd-a4f2-ff00617ed59b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.65.141

Tyranny

Artist:
H. Lyman Saÿen, born Philadelphia, PA 1875-died Philadelphia, PA 1918  Search this
Medium:
photomounted drawing
Dimensions:
mat: 5 x 20 1/2 in. (12.7 x 52.1 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Figure group\male  Search this
Allegory\civic\injustice  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of H. Lyman Sayen to his nation
Object number:
1968.123.18
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7be786667-c40c-49d4-adff-f2b34745ac71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.123.18

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