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Image of Bull with a Broken House on its Back

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Allen Lewis
American (Mobile, Alabama, 04/07/1873 - 03/20/1957, Basking Ridge, New Jersey) Primary



Bull with a Broken House on its Back

ca. 1923
Woodblock print

Image
2 1/4 in. x 4 in. (5.72 cm x 10.16 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1983.1.168.k
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Allen Lewis Collection

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  • American - Refers to the context of or associated specifically with the modern political entity of the United States of America.
  • Animalia - Kingdom containing multicellular organisms having cells bound by a plasma membrane and organized into tissue and specialized tissue systems that permit them to either move about in search of food or to draw food toward themselves. Unable to make their own food within themselves, as photosynthetic plants do, they rely on consuming preformed food. They possess a nervous system with sensory and motor nerves, enabling them to receive environmental stimuli and to respond with specialized movements.
  • breaking - Splitting into pieces or smashing into parts or fragments, typically by a blow or stress and with suddenness or violence.
  • bulls - Adult males of cattle, oxen, bison, camel, moose, walrus, whale, seal, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, giraffe, elephant, dolphin, and other animals.
  • houses - Individual dwellings designed to be occupied by a single tenant or family. May also refer to a building for human occupation, for some purpose other than that of an ordinary dwelling; with this usage, "house" is generally prefaced (e.g., "cowhouse," "almshouse").
  • woodcuts - Prints made using the process of woodcut, which is a relief process in which the design is cut into and printed from the plank side of a wood block; distinct from "wood engraving (process)," which is a relief process using the grain end of a wood block.

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Dimensions
  • Image Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 4 in. (5.715 x 10.16 cm)

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