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John Henry's Death

1935 Fred Becker Born: Oakland, California 1913 Died: Amherst, Massachusetts 2004 wood engraving image: 6 x 3 7/8 in. (15.2 x 10.0 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Transfer from D.C. Public Library 1967.72.24 Not currently on view


Keywords

Cityscape - imaginary

Figure group

Literature - character - John Henry

Object - tool - rake

State of being - death - murder

New Deal - Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project - New York City

graphic arts - print

wood engraving

About Fred Becker

Born: Oakland, California 1913 Died: Amherst, Massachusetts 2004

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