(Profile, facing left) by Bernarda Bryson Shahn

(Profile, facing left) by Bernarda Bryson Shahn

(Profile, facing left)

Bernarda Bryson Shahn

Title

(Profile, facing left)

 
Artist
Year
c. 1932  
Technique
etching and aquatint 
Image Size
7 x 7" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
proof, edition small 
Annotations
verso, in pencil: "Bernarda Bryson / Cleveland Mus. of Art / May 3 to June 11, 1933 /Exhibition 
Reference
Cleveland Museum exhibition of 1933 
Paper
cream laid "WCM Made in England" watermarked 
State
 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
18003 
Price
$1,000.00 
Description
This impression was exhibited at the Cleveland Museum of Art in 1933. Bernarda Bryson Shahn, wife of painter Ben Shahn, left Ohio for NY in 1933, the year this impression was exhibited at the Cleveland Museum of Art between May 3 and June 11. In NY she interviewed Diego Rivera who introduced her to her future husband, Ben Shan. She went on to a long career as a writer and illustrator of children's books as well as continuing her painting.