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Shahn

 (shän), Benjamin Known as "Ben." 1898-1969.
Lithuanian-born American artist whose works, such as The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti (1931-1932), reflect social and political themes.
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Shahn

(ʃɑːn)
n
(Biography) Ben. 1898–1969, US artist, born in Lithuania, best known as an exponent of social realism, esp in the series (1931–32) inspired by the executions of Sacco and Vanzetti
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Shahn

(ʃɑn)

n.
Ben, 1898–1969, U.S. painter, born in Lithuania.
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