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Advancement of Learning Through the Printing Press, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Labaudt, Lucien 1880-1943  Search this
Subject:
Gutenberg, Johannes  Search this
Type:
Paintings-Mural
Paintings
Owner/Location:
George Washington High School 32nd & Anza Library San Francisco California
Date:
1936
Notes:
Ellison, Joan, ed., "A Survey of Art Work in the City and County of San Francisco," San Francisco, CA: Art Commission, City and County of San Francisco, 1975, no. 336.
Summary:
A fresco mural depicting the printing press and its inventor, Gutenberg (1397?-1468), surrounded by historical men of science, literature, and religion to symbolize the continuity of knowledge made possible through the printed word.
Topic:
History  Search this
Architecture--Machine--Printing Press  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Science--Inventor  Search this
Occupation--Writer  Search this
Occupation--Religion  Search this
Control number:
IAP 88750050
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_364894