My Grandfather

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Artist

William Gropper
1897-1977
Born in New York, NY

Title

My Grandfather

Date

1961

Description

In this drawing, William Gropper portrays an aged bearded man dressed in a jacket, blue hat, and blue pants. The man holds a cane in his proper left hand and a basket of eggs in his proper right. On his right, the artist included an urban scene, featuring buildings with fire escapes, a vertical sign reading "Bar," and a crowd of people on the steps near the bottom right corner.

Medium

Carborundum and tusche on paper

Dimension

25 7/8 x 19 7/8 inches

Credit Line

Purchase, Funded by the Gallanteers, Drawings USA 1961

Object ID

61.13.11

Rights Statement

In Copyright