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By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | August 16, 2017

This lithograph print on paper is titled “Cutbank.” It was made for the WPA Art Project in 1941 by Minnesota artist Alexander Oja.

For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this print in our collections database.