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Dina Melicov

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Photographer:
Horn, Sol
Subject:
Melicov, Dina
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1939 Apr. 26
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.
Summary:
Melicov working on a sculpture.

Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): Federal Art Project W.P.A.; Photographic Division; 110 King Street; New York City
WPA women at work, 110 King St., N.Y.C.; Date: 4/26/39; Negative No.: 3869-14; Photographer: Sol Horn.
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Dina Melicov's fountain figure symbolizes womanhood. She is one of the many women sculptors whose work is scheduled for placement in the tax-supported public buildings through the WPA Federal Art Project. She studied at City College of New York, and received a scholarship to the Sorbonne in Paris. Fourteen carved panels of the Stations were executed by her for the private chapel of the Bishop of Rhode Island.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Art and state
Artists at or with their work
Artists' studios
Federal aid to the arts
New Deal, 1933-1939
Sculpture
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2273
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