Civil Rights Congress

A work made of linocut on cream wove paper.

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  • A work made of linocut on cream wove paper.

Date:

1949

Artist:

Elizabeth Catlett
American, active in Mexico, 1915-2012

About this artwork

This print, Civil Rights Congress, was produced in Mexico but represents Elizabeth Catlett’s continued concern for the condition of the African American community in the United States. The piece commemorates William Patterson, a member of the Communist Party and the national executive secretary of the Civil Rights Congress.

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Elizabeth Catlett

Title

Civil Rights Congress

Origin

United States

Date

1949

Medium

Linocut on cream wove paper

Dimensions

310 x 180 mm (image); 462 x 325 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of The Leadership Advisory Committee

Reference Number

2005.143

Extended information about this artwork

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