1944 Print Mitchell Siporin Uses War Soldiers Wartime Uniform Garden Death FZ7

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This is an original 1944 color print titled, "Uses of War." Seen in the image is a faceless man being strangled by various cords in a garden. Two young soldiers are seen walking past him.

CONDITION

This 67+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4.25 inches; 15 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Siporin, Mitchell. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Mitchell Siporin

Mitchell Siporin (1910-1976) was a Jewish New York-native who moved to Chicago, Illinois, in 1911 and then studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. Siporin was well known for his Depression-era WPA (Works Progress Administration) artistic depictions of the struggle of the working class in America. He later founded the Brandeis University's Department of Fine Arts in 1951.

Keywords specific to this image: botanical, floral, World War II, uniform, soldiers, military, army

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