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Maker(s):Pins, Jacob
Culture:Israeli, born Germany, (1917-2005)
Title:Self Portrait
Date Made:1950
Materials:Wood cut in black ink on white paper
Measurements:sheet: 14 3/4 in x 12 1/2 in; 37.465 cm x 31.75 cm; image: 12 3/4 in x 11 in; 32.385 cm x 27.94 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE/DATE: recto, lwr. l. (pencil): Pins 1950 ; INSCRIPTIONS: recto, lwr. r. (pencil): 1950 Enco [?] ; recto, lwr. l. (pencil): H 115 ; verso, lwr. r. (pencil): HEAD
Accession Number:  MH 1988.14.226
Credit Line:Gift of Helene B. Black (Class of 1931)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A broadly carved head lit from above. Deep shadows below eyebrows, eyelids, nostrils and lips define the form.

prints; abstract; black and white; faces; people; portraits

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