Visitor to Germantown

Fine Arts Benton Spruance
Visitor to Germantown

Item Info

Item No: spru00034
Title: Visitor to Germantown
Media Type: Lithographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Following the ravages of the Great Depression in the 1930s, a growing number of homeowners were forced out of their homes. In this 1935 lithograph, artist Benton Spruance’s allegorical figure of Death, sitting on the steps of a foreclosed home, comments on the spread of vacant homes in his Germantown neighborhood.


Fine & Looney 114

Creation Year: 1935
Image Dimensions Width: 21.4 cm
Creator Name: Spruance, Benton, 1904-1967 - Artist