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Creator Role

artist

Description

The print depicts a head portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Below Lincoln's head, two slaveholders and two dogs chase two runaway enslaved persons. The print is from the artist's Homage portfolio. Only 350 prints were release, and this copy is number 51. It is signed by the artist and is enclosed in a Lincoln folder.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1984

Measurement

13 X 10 inches (print) 13 1/4 X 10 1/8 inches (folder)

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); wood engraving (process)

Inscription

recto, below print: Fritz Eichenberg

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

wood engraving (print)

Class

prints

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

4834

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Fritz Eichenberg Original Pencil Signed Woodcut Portrait of Abraham Lincoln 1984

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