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Lillian Shaw

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Photographer:
Horn, Sol
Subject:
Shaw, Lillian
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:
Shaw painting for the WPA, Federal Art Project.

Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): Federal Art Project W.P.A.; Photographic Division; 110 King Street; New York City
Location: W.P.A. Women at Work, 110 King St., N.Y.C.; Date: 4/26/39; Negative No.: 3869-6; Photographer: Sol Horn.
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Lillian Shaw, sculptor, excels in painting, a delicate process of treating plaster figures so that they resemble bronze, terra cotta and other permanent mediums. She went, on scholarships, to the Art Students League, the Leonardo Da Vinci School, and the American Artists School. In the photo she is shown painting a figure by Richard Barthe, fellow artist on the WPA Federal Art Project.
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
New Deal, 1933-1939
Painters
Painting
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2385
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