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Maker(s):Spruance, Benton
Culture:American (1904-1967)
Title:Man Against Monster from the portfolio Moby Dick/Passion of Ahab
Date Made:1965-1967
Place Made:North America; United States
Measurements:Sheet: 22 in x 2216 in; 55.9 cm x 5628.6 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1971.164.2.I(b).RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Stuart Otto (Margaret Glover, Class of 1924)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Part of portfolio of 26 lithographs and accompanying book by Lawrance Thompson.
Text from accompanying book by Lawrance Thompson, 2: Man Against Monster:

a broad white shadow rose from the sea...
Next instant,
the luckless mate, so full of furious life,
was smitten bodily into the air
and, making a long arc in his descent,
fell into the sea
at the distance of about fifty yards.
Not a chip of the boat was harmed,
nor a hair of any oarsman's head;
but the mate for ever sank.

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