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I Think Continuously of Those Who Were Truly Great

Ben Shahn

A black and white silkscreen lettering of a dove with its right wing outstretched, neck turned. The bird's beak is a brilliant shade of orange. There is a poem titled, "I Think Continuously of Those Who Were Truly Great." below the dove, and names of various people above the dove. The poem was written by Stephen Spender.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.100

white and black silkscreen lettering and watercolor wash on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Warsaw

Ben Shahn

A black and white print that features a person holding his head in clenched fists. His clothing is creased by his dynamic position, back is haunched. Below the drawing is stylized Hebrew block print. Translated it reads "These martyrs I well remember, and my soul melts with secret sorrow. Evil men have devoured us and eagerly consumed us". The calligraphy is a prayer recited for the Musaf Service during Yom Kippur.

1898-1969

1943; printed 1963

2011/1.101

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By

Ben Shahn

A colored print of a white hand holding onto a brown hand. Above their grasp is both Hebrew block and English lettering that translates/reads: "'Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By...". The painting illustrates the need for diversity during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.102

photo-offset reproduction on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Martin Luther King

Ben Shahn

A black and white wood engraving of Martin Luther King Jr. His mouth is open wide as if giving one of his famous speeches. Underneath his image is a quote of King's and his signature.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.103

wood engraving on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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We Shall Overcome

Ben Shahn

Black line representation of a human head and face, facing the viewer. The head is oval-shaped with vertical parallel lines. The short hair of the person is represented by thick dots and fine curved lines. The nose is formed by straight, vertical lines. Eyebrows are drawn with thick, black lines. "We shall Overcome" is printed in a brown-orange ink across the top of the sheet.

Lithuania, 1898-1969

1965

2011/1.104

offset photolithograph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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James Chaney

Ben Shahn

A portrait of James Chaney. His eyes are enlarged and brows thick. His hair is made up of many thick brush strokes. His gaze is centered at the viewer. Above his head is his name written in brown-orange ink.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.105

offset photolithograph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Michael Schwerner

Ben Shahn

A portrait of Michael Schwerner. His head is oval-shaped and facial features off-center. His eyes sit unevenly on his face and his brow slightly furrowed. His hair is made of many thick brush strokes. Above his potrait is his name written in brown-orange ink.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.106

offset photolithograph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Andrew Goodman

Ben Shahn

A portrait of Andrew Goodman. His face is oval-shaped and expression slightly worried. His hair looks swept to the side via a series of long brush strokes. Above his portrait is his name written in orange-brown ink.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.107

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Frederick Douglass

Ben Shahn

A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie. His head and gaze is turned to the right of the piece. The words "Frederick Douglass" border the piece along with two copies of the artist's signature and the screenprint number .

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.108

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Frederick Douglass

Ben Shahn

A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie. His head and gaze is turned to the right of the piece. The words "Frederick Douglass" border the piece along with two copies of the artist's signature and the screenprint number .

1965

2011/1.109

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Frederick Douglass

Ben Shahn

Black and white lithograph, three quarter portrait representation of Fredrick Douglass: A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie. His head and gaze is turned to the right of the piece. The words "Frederick Douglass" border the piece along with two copies of the artist's signature and the screenprint number .

1965

2011/1.110

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Mask

Ben Shahn

Portrait of a face with colorful markings. The face is of a dark complexion with bold, white sections that highlight raised features. There are also colorful lines that accent both the light and dark areas of the face.

1898-1969

1959

2011/1.111

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Le Capaitaine, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

A portrait of Captain Dreyfus: The bust of a man in uniform stands pivoted to the right. His expression is neutral and his likeness is painted with bold colors in a watercolor-like texture. Below the bust reads "Le Capitaine Dreyfus", or The Captain Dreyfus.

1898-1969

1968

2011/1.112.1

pochoir print on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Esterhazy, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

A portrait of a man sitting down. Shown in military dress, he sits with his legs crossed and is painted from the front. His coat is decorated with a medal and embellished with gold and fur trimmings. Although he is painted seated, there is nothing but a dark shadow beneath him. Underneath the portrait reads "Esterhazy".

1968

2011/1.112.2

pochoir print on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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M. Labori, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

Shown in court attaire, a man stands with arms bent at his waist, and left hand holding both a rolled up document and a small pair of spectacles. It reads above the man's head "M. Labori", who was Captain Dreyfus' defense attorney.

1968

2011/1.112.3

pochoir print on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Les Experts, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

Three men stand side by side. Each is well-dressed in both a suit and hat. The men are painted with loose brush strokes with minimal details. Their gaze is focused on the left side of the portrait.

1968

2011/1.112.4

pochoir print on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Georges Picquart, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

A portrait of a man in decorated uniform. The man faces the viewer directly, and is painted in bold colors with a watercolor-like effect. Beneath the portrait reads "Georges Picquart", who was an investigator on the Dreyfus trial.

1968

2011/1.112.5

pochoir print on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Labori et Picquart, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

Two men stand in a conversational pose. The man on the left is dressed in robes while the other is in regular street clothing. Beneath the men reads "Labori et Picquart", or "Labori and Picquart".

1968

2011/1.112.6

pochoir print on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Paleologue et Demange, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

Two men stand side by side in this portrait, both dressed in suits. One man faces front-center while the other is shown via his profile. Their eyes are not painted but their brows appear furrowed. Above the men reads "Paleologue et Demange" or "Paleologue and Demange". Paleologue gave testimony during Dreyfus' court case and Demange was one of Dreyfus' defence lawyers.

1968

2011/1.112.7

pochoir print on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Du Paty de Clam, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

A portrait of a man's profile. He is decorated in military attire and his uniform embellished with gold trimmings. Beneath the piece reads "Du Paty de Clam".

1968

2011/1.112.8

pochoir print on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Frederick Douglass

Ben Shahn

A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie. His gaze and head are centered. The words "Frederick Douglass" borders the piece along with the artist's signatures and the screenprint number.

1898-1969

1965

2011/1.113

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Cover Print for "Ben Shahn on Human Rights"

Ben Shahn

This piece involves numerous handwritting styles including Hebrew block in red ink, cursive in black ink, and stylized print in black with red accents. This is the cover page for "Ben Shan on Human Rights."

1960

2011/1.114

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Credo (small)

Ben Shahn

A bald man with a furrowed brow holds an open book to the viewer. The book's pages open to an illustration of a distressed animal. Writing in blue takes up the lower portion of the print and reads: "I have the right to believe freely. To be a slave to no man's authority. If this is heresy so be it. It is still the truth to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. I cannot...will not...recant. Here I stand. No man can command my conscience."

1898-1969

1960

2011/1.98

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

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Credo (large)

Ben Shahn

The print shows a drawing of the head of an animal. Below it reads: "I have the right to believe freely. To be a slave to no man's authority. If this is heresy so be it. It is still the truth to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. I cannot...will not...recant. Here I stand. No man can command my conscience."

1960

2011/1.99

serigraph on paper

rank 43.50908

Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins