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Elizabeth Catlett

My reward has been bars between me and the rest of the land
1947, printed 1989

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Date
1947, printed 1989

Classification
Prints

Medium
Linoleum cut

Dimensions
Sheet: 10 1/16 × 7 9/16in. (25.6 × 19.2 cm) Image: 4 9/16 × 5 7/8in. (11.6 × 14.9 cm)

Accession number
95.197

Portfolio
The Negro Woman, 1946-47 (re-titled The Black Woman, 1989)

Edition
8/20 | Second print run

Publication
Printed by Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

Credit line
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Print Committee

Rights and reproductions
© Catlett Mora Family Trust / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York





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