Woman Ironing

Max Kahn (1904 - ) 
Woman Ironing, 1937 
lithograph on paper, 9 by 13 inches, Edition: 24/25
Illinois State Museum Collection

In what ways does this image interpret the heroic worker of America? 

How did the artist use shapes to achieve the sense that this woman is strong? 

Max Kahn was born in Russia. He studied in Paris with artists Bourdelle and Despian before he came to the United States. He was a painter, a sculptor, a printmaker and an art teacher. He worked for the Exhibits Program of the FAP.