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Suicide, 1938
Albert Abramovitz

New York, New York
Wood engraving on ivory paper, Paper W: 22.20 cm, Paper H: 28.70 cm, Image W: 11.40 cm, Image H: 15.30 cm
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U. S. General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects, 1945  45.417
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.r. graphite "Abramovitz"; l.c. graphite "Suicide"; b.r. graphite "15" verso: r. edge graphite "rubber cement thinner used May 15 '46"

Labels/Stamps:
WPA label on file: "WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL ART PROJECT STATE N.Y. CITY N.Y. ARTIST ABRAMOVITZ, ALBERT TITLE SUICIDE MEDIUM WOOD ENGR. PROJECT NO. 265-6900 DATE 1/24/38 Property of the United States Government" Stamped in black ink on label "JAN 29 1938" Written in blue pencil on label "M"

Keywords: Symbolic, Death, Skeleton, Hanging, Male Figure, Print, Works Progress Administration