Mervin Jules‘ Dust is one of the most powerful commentaries of the Dust Bowl era. In this work, we see a tractor—supposed to be the salvation of the overworked farmer—sitting unused in fields so overworked that they had nothing left to give.
This print was produced in an edition of 30, of which three or more of the prints are held in museums (including the National Gallery of Art, the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Northwestern University, and La Salle University Art Museum).
Lithograph on natural-white wove paper
From the unnumbered edition of 30.
Hand-signed by artist, in pencil, en recto lower right. Titled and editioned en recto lower left.
Custom framed with a cloth-covered mat in a black-stained Ash frame behind 99% UV-filtering art glass using strictly conservation-grade materials.
Very good condition; age-toning to paper.
15 in. (h) × 20.5 in. (w) × 1 in. (d)
7 in. (h) × 13.5 in. (w)