Requires Photography

The American Scene No. 1: A Comment upon American LIfe by America's Leading Artists

Contemporary Print Group

Lithograph(s) by George Biddle (American, 1885-1973), Lithograph(s) by Jacob Burck (American, born Poland, 1907–1982)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Lumsdaine and O'Sullivan 270 (Dehn); Sasowsky 27 (Marsh); Marrozzini 19, Hopkins 23 (Orozco)


Overall (portfolio): 43.3 x 33 x 1 cm (17 1/16 x 13 x 3/8 in.) Sheet (each print, approx.): 40.6 x 29.4 cm (16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Portfolio of six lithographs

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Contemporary Print Group [1934]) 43.3 cm; [2 ff., plus six unbound prints]; publisher’s original half light gray cloth, gray cloth with printed label on upper cover.

New York: Contemporary Print Group [1934]


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to the MFA, June 19, 1963.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen