Rockwell Kent, American, 1882 - 1971

c. 1915-1916

Photomechanical metal relief print on cream wove paper

Image: 7 x 8 7/16 inches (17.8 x 21.4 cm) Sheet: 8 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches (20.6 x 24.1 cm)

© Plattsburgh State Art Museum, State University of New York, USA, Rockwell Kent Collection, Bequest of Sally Kent Gorton, All rights reserved.

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

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Currently not on view

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Purchased with the Lola Downin Peck Fund from the Carl and Laura Zigrosser Collection, 1971

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Kent was an ardent pacifist whose work frequently exhibited strong antiwar sentiments. This print, which deals with the uncertainty and sorrow of war, was possibly made for use as a poster or a political handbill during World War I.