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Box 4

Contains 46 Results:

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9

Scope and Contents: Ben Shahn 4-8c to 4-8i Ink script [Martin Luther] quote in seven individual strips of paper, numbered. Written here with "/" to separate each sheet: "I have the right to believe freely / To be a slave to no man's authority / If this be heresy, so be it. It is still / the truth. To go against conscience / is neither right nor safe. I can not / will not recant. Here I stand. No / man can command my conscience." See also Box 5, Folder 9. Various sizes,...
 File — Box: 4, Folder: 10

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Ben Shahn 4-9a to 4-9c

Three objects. Stencil and raised letter word, both in cardboard. [Crayon?] lettering on paper. Note on discarded wrapping for raised letter cardboard: "LEVANA BY BEN SHAHN (for Levana and our ladies of Sorrow?)"



Cardboard (4-9a & 4-9b): 14.7 x 50.8 cm

Paper (4-9c): 27 x 45.5 cm

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 11

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Ben Shahn 4-10a

Ink script quote on heavy paper.



30.9 x 45.5 cm

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 11

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Ben Shahn 4-10b to 4-10c

Block-outline graphite letters. 2 copies, one on tracing paper and one on paper with numerical calculations on right side. Possibly for poster "The National Parks, Nature."



4-10b: 20.7 x 52 cm

4-10c: 14.2 x 65.7 cm

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 11

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Ben Shahn 4-10d

Block-outline graphite letters on tracing paper.



18.1 x 75.2 cm

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 11

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Ben Shahn 4-10e

Truncated title: Porgy and Bess. Ink or watercolor and graphite on tracing paper.



23.5 x 58.7 cm

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 11

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Ben Shahn 4-10f

Block-outline graphite letters on paper.



26.2 x 67.8 cm

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 12

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Ben Shahn 4-11a

Block-outline graphite letters on lined tracing paper, between outlined border design. Fingers of a hand drawn in graphite reach toward lower left edge of border.



75.8 x 45.7 cm

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 12

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Ben Shahn 4-11b

Fragment of the Maimonides quote. Ink on irregularly cut and torn, heavy textured paper. Possibly related to untitled ink design drawing with bands of flowers and circles in Box 4, Folder 13.



51 x 54.5 cm

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 12

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Ben Shahn 4-11c

Two lined and graphite-lettered quotes on one piece of tracing paper.



26 x 53.2 cm