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Maker(s):Pins, Jacob
Culture:Israeli, b. Germany (1917-2005 )
Title:Dance-Macabre
Date Made:1945
Type:Print
Materials:Wood cut in black ink on white paper
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 in; 45.7 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet: 4 13/16 in x 4 1/2 in; 12.2 cm x 11.4 cm; Image: 4 5/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 11.7 cm x 9.8 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE/DATE; recto, lwr. l. (pencil): Pins 1945 ; INSCRIPTIONS: recto, lwr. r. (pencil): 1945 [ill] ; recto, lwr. l. (pencil): H64 ; verso, lwr. ctr. (pencil): DANCE-MACABRE
Accession Number:  MH 1988.14.227.4
Credit Line:Gift of Helene B. Black (Class of 1931)
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Description:
A skeleton holding a broom drags a man along the ground. Light rays emanate from top left corner.

Tags:
prints; abstract; black and white; deaths; skeletons

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