Identification on verso (typewritten): Patrocino Barela, with four wood carvings and his little son. This humble day laborer of New Mexico, is the most dramatic discovery made in American Art for the past several years. Several of his remarkable wood carvings are included in New Horizons in American Art, an exhibition of outstanding work done under the Federal Art Project which opens at the Museum of Modern Art on September 16. Identification on verso (stamped): New Horizons in American Art; Federal Art Project Exhibition; Works Progress Administration; Sept. 16, 1936 to Oct. 12, 1936; The Museum of Modern Art; 11 West 53 St., New York Identification on verso (handwritten): Patricino Barela; New Mexico
Patrociño Barela, ca. 1936 / unidentified photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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