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Finn MacCool
Finn MacCool
Artist:
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
32.8 x 21.4 cm (image); 40.5 x 30.3 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1963.30.25228
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

This archetypal coal miner stands in a mine shaft leaning against his coal pick smoking a clay pipe. Before him rises a geometrically-edged stalagmite of rock. The angles of Finn MacCoal's body are as hard and sharp as the coal he mines. An upraised arm either shades or wipes coal soot from MacCoal's eyes. (Monica Jensen 04/15/93)