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New York Landscape

Artist:
Fred Becker, born Oakland, CA 1913-died Amherst, MA 2004  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 7 × 4 in. (17.8 × 10.2 cm) sheet: 11 1/2 × 9 in. (29.2 × 22.9 cm), irregular mount: 13 5/8 × 10 1/4 in. (34.6 × 26 cm), irregular
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1936
Topic:
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Evander Childs High School, Bronx, New York through the General Services Administration
Object number:
1975.83.30
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Rapid Transit

Artist:
Fred Becker, born Oakland, CA 1913-died Amherst, MA 2004  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 10 1/2 × 13 7/8 in. (26.8 × 35.2 cm) sheet: 14 3/4 × 17 1/2 in. (37.5 × 44.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1938-1939
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\street  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\automobile  Search this
Travel\land  Search this
Cityscape\imaginary  Search this
State of being\phenomenon\surreal  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.16
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Automotive Industry (mural, Detroit Public Library)

Artist:
Marvin Beerbohm, born Toronto, ON 1908-died North Olmstead, OH 1981  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on board
Dimensions:
79 3/4 × 190 1/4 in. (202.6 × 483.2 cm)
Type:
Painting-Mural
Date:
1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\automobile  Search this
Architecture\machine  Search this
Architecture\industry\factory  Search this
Occupation\industry\manufacturing  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\Michigan  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Detroit Public Library
Object number:
1968.141
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Fence Post

Artist:
LeRoy Robbins, born St. Louis, MO 1904-1987  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 x 8 7/8 in. (17.8 x 22.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1936
Topic:
Architecture\detail\fence  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\California  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by Dr. Frederick R. Wulson, Miss Ellen R. Wheeler, Florence Adele Wetmore and Wells M. Sawyer
Object number:
1990.12.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1936, Leroy Robbins
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Stone Cutters (mural study, Rockport, Massachusetts Post Office)

Artist:
W. Lester Stevens, born Rockport, MA 1888-died 1969  Search this
Medium:
watercolor, pencil and pen and ink on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 1/8 x 30 1/8 in. (51.0 x 76.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1935-1943
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Landscape\coast  Search this
Animal\cattle  Search this
Study\mural study  Search this
Landscape\Massachusetts\Rockport  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Internal Revenue Service through the General Services Administration
Object number:
1962.8.22
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Pretzel Vendor

Artist:
Harry LeRoy Taskey, born Rockford, IN 1892-died 1958  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 11 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (29.6 x 25.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1935-1939
Topic:
Occupation\vendor\pretzel seller  Search this
Figure male\elderly\waist length  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Object\other\sign  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\newsstand  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.204
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Bound for the Tropics

Artist:
Raymond White Skolfield, born Portland, ME 1909-died Freeport, ME 1996  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
11 5/8 x 17 1/2 in. (29.6 x 44.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1936
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Architecture\bridge  Search this
Architecture\boat  Search this
Landscape\time\night  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.205
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The Fog Lifts

Artist:
Raymond White Skolfield, born Portland, ME 1909-died Freeport, ME 1996  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 12 x 16 in. (30.4 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1938
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\fishing  Search this
Architecture\boat\sailboat  Search this
Architecture\boat\fishing boat  Search this
Waterscape\weather\fog  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.206
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Holiday Boaters--Central Park

Artist:
Raymond White Skolfield, born Portland, ME 1909-died Freeport, ME 1996  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
11 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. (30.3 x 16.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1936
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Architecture\boat\rowboat  Search this
Ceremony\holiday  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\boating  Search this
Architecture\bridge\footbridge  Search this
Landscape\park\Central Park  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.207
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Children at Play

Artist:
Moses Soyer, born Borisoglebsk, Russia 1899-died New York City 1974  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
78 x 66 1/8 in. (198.0 x 167.8 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1938
Topic:
Landscape\river  Search this
Children  Search this
Recreation\sport and play  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.17
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Department:
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Backstage

Artist:
Raphael Soyer, born Borisoglebsk, Russia 1899-died New York City 1987  Search this
Medium:
drypoint
Dimensions:
8 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. (21.3 x 17.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\theater  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.243
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Five and Ten

Artist:
Charles Surendorf, born Richmond, IN 1906-1979  Search this
Medium:
linoleum engraving
Dimensions:
image: 8 1/2 x 11 7/8 in. (21.6 x 30.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1938
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\vendor  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\California  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\store  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.249
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Marylou

Artist:
Dox Thrash, born Griffin, GA 1892-died Philadelphia, PA 1965  Search this
Sitter:
Marylou  Search this
Medium:
carbograph on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 9 7/8 x 7 in. (25.2 x 17.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1939
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Portrait female\bust  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\Pennsylvania  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.257
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Work Relief

Artist:
Charles Turzak, born Streator, IL 1899-died Orlando, FL 1986  Search this
Medium:
woodcut
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (21.0 x 29.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Occupation\labor  Search this
History\United States\Depression Era  Search this
Cityscape\weather\snow  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\Illinois  Search this
Object\tool\shovel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.266
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Artists on WPA

Artist:
Moses Soyer, born Borisoglebsk, Russia 1899-died New York City 1974  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 1/8 x 42 1/8 in. (91.7 x 107.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1935
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\art\painter  Search this
Figure group\artist and model  Search this
History\United States\Depression Era  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Object\furniture\chair  Search this
Object\art tool\palette  Search this
Object\art tool\artist's brush  Search this
Architecture Interior\studio  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Moses Soyer
Object number:
1968.61
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1st Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.61

Back of the Yards

Artist:
Mitchell Siporin, born New York City 1910-died Boston, MA 1976  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 5/8 x 23 3/4 in. (52.4 x 60.3 cm) irregular
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1937
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\Polish  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\Illinois  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry\storage tank  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from General Services Administration
Object number:
1971.447.80
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Yards Portrait (Back o' the Yards #6)

Artist:
Mitchell Siporin, born New York City 1910-died Boston, MA 1976  Search this
Medium:
gouache on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 24 5/8 x 19 3/4 in. (62.5 x 50.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1937
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation\leisure\smoking  Search this
Dress\accessory\scarf  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\Illinois  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from General Services Administration
Object number:
1971.447.81
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Back o' the Yards #3

Artist:
Mitchell Siporin, born New York City 1910-died Boston, MA 1976  Search this
Medium:
gouache on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 x 25 1/2 in. (45.7 x 64.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1937
Topic:
Figure(s) in exterior  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Figure group\family  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\train  Search this
Architecture\industry\railroad yard  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\Illinois  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from General Services Administration
Object number:
1971.447.82
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Back of the Yards

Artist:
Mitchell Siporin, born New York City 1910-died Boston, MA 1976  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 1/8 x 36 1/8 in. (61.3 x 91.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1938
Topic:
Figure group\family  Search this
Occupation\industry\railroad  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\Illinois  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry\railroad yard  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from General Services Administration
Object number:
1971.447.83
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 35A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
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Conversation

Artist:
Joseph Solman, born Vitebsk, Russia 1909-died New York City 2008  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25 1/2 x 30 1/4 in. (64.8 x 76.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1935-1943
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation\leisure\conversation  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\store  Search this
Architecture Exterior\civic\railroad station  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from General Services Administration
Object number:
1971.447.84
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Department:
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Data Source:
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