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Maker(s):Saar, Alison; Shark, Bud (printed by)
Culture:American (1956 - )
Title:Washtub Blues from the portfolio Expanded Visions: Four Women Artists Print the American West
Date Made:2000
Type:Print/Portfolio
Materials:woodcut printed in color on unbleached Thai mulberry paper
Place Made:United States; Colorado; Lyons; shark's ink.
Measurements:sheet/image: 30 x 22 in.; 76.2 x 55.88 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signed and dated in graphite at lower right: Alison Saar '00, inscribed in graphite at lower left: 18/75
Accession Number:  SC 2001.11.2
Credit Line:Purchased with the gift of Joyce Peterson Thurmer, class of 1952, in honor of the 50th reunion of the class of 1952
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
woman looking into water filled washtub at her reflection; woman; work

Label Text:
This image was printed from the artist's hand-drawn plates and hand cut woodblocks by Master Printer Bud Shark at Shark's Ink., Lyons, Colorado. The edition consists of 75 impressions, plus proofs, signed and numbers in pencil by each artists.

Tags:
African American; race; slavery

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