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Elizabeth Catlett
CRUSADERS OR JUSTICE, Signed Linocut Portrait, Thurgood Marshall, Civil Rights

2001

$4,000

About

CRUSADERS FOR JUSTICE is a hand pulled original limited edition relief print created using linocut printmaking techniques on white archival heavyweight paper, 100% acid free. Pencil signed by Ms. Catlett on the lower margin, embossed with printers chop mark lower left, print documentation provided. CRUSADERS FOR JUSTICE was created as a tribute to Thurgood Marshall, civil rights lawyer and first African-American appointed to the US Supreme Court. As a lawyer, Thurgood Marshall championed civil rights and was the lead lawyer in the pivotal Supreme Court Case Brown vs Board of Education, Topeka (1954). This impactful graphic statement by the African-American woman printmaker and sculptor, Elizabeth Catlett, portrays a powerful black and white portrait of Thurgood Marshall with two seated figures, a male and female, engaged in legal counsel in the foreground. "The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in time of crisis." -Thurgood Marshall

Details

  • Artist
    Elizabeth Catlett (1915 - 2012, American)
  • Creation Year
    2001
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.5 in. (74.93 cm)Width: 21.5 in. (54.61 cm)
  • More Editions & Sizes
    Edition 100Price: $4,000
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    Mint condition, never been framed or mounted, pencil signed, titled, dated and inscribed P.P.(Printers Proof) aside from the edition of 100, printers chop on lower corner, print documentation/COA provided.
  • Gallery Location
    Union City, NJ
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU83236629222

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $35 Standard Shipping
    to Continental US, arrives in 6-18 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Union City, NJ
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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