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Treasury Department Art Projects : painting and sculpture for federal buildings, November seventeen to December thirteen, nineteen hundred thirty-six, Corcoran Gallery of Art / introduction by Forbes Watson, 1936

Creator:
Treasury Relief Art Project
Subject:
Watson, Forbes
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 item (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Catalog for an exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Includes a list of artists and the works they did for TRAP and the Section. [Microfilm title Treasury Relief Art Project].
Citation:
Treasury Department Art Projects : painting and sculpture for federal buildings, November seventeen to December thirteen, nineteen hundred thirty-six, Corcoran Gallery of Art / introduction by Forbes Watson, 1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3483 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
The Treasury Relief Art Project (TRAP) was established in 1935 under the Department of the Treasury with funds allocated from the Works Progress Administration (later the Work Projects Administration). It operated as a relief agency for unemployed artists and engaged them specifically for the decoration of federal buildings, choosing artists through a system of juried competition.
Provenance:
Provenance unknown.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Exhibition catalogs
Federal aid to public welfare
Federal aid to the arts
New Deal, 1933-1939
Painting, American
Painting, Modern
Public sculpture
Public sculpture
Sculpture, American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5929
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208761
AAA_collcode_treareli
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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