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George Biddle

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Subject:
Biddle, George
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Date:
1936
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 24 x 19 cm.
Summary:
Biddle at work on a panel of the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, Section of Painting and Sculpture - sponsored mural entitled, "Society Freed through Justice", located in the fifth floor lobby of the Attorney-General's office in the Justice Department Building, Washington, D.C.
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): George Biddle (1885- ). Biddle received his law degree but immediately turned to art. His murals decorate government buildings in the United States, Brazil, and Mexico. He was active in helping to set up the Federal Art Project in the Thirties. Being an artist of great versatility, he has worked in stone, clay, paint, wood, and block printing.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art and state
Artists at or with their work
Federal aid to the arts
Muralists
New Deal, 1933-1939
Painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1969
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
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Archives of American Art
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