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Creator:
Sir David Low, 1891–1963, New Zealand
Title:

The Good Earth

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, blue chalk, graphite and white gouache on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/16 × 22 3/4 inches (38.6 × 57.8 cm) and Image: 13 1/2 × 21 3/8 inches (34.3 × 54.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper center: "CHINA ", inscribed in pen, with black ink, center left: "WITH | JAP. COMPLIMENTS | TO | HON. CIVILIZATION", inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower right: "NEAREST | RABBIT HOLE"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, center: "EDEN HULL U.S.A."; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower center: "THE GOOD EARTH."; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "6-9-37 | 1444"

Signed in brush and black ink, lower right: "LOW"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles and E. Jennifer Monaghan
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1980.16.7
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | historical subject | World War 1939-1945
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9675
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