The Colored Regiment at Fort Wagner (unrealized)

 
The Colored Regiment at Fort Wagner (unrealized)
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  • Title :     The Colored Regiment at Fort Wagner (unrealized)
  • Artist:     Ethel Magafan Artist
  • Accession:     84.5.129
  • Country:     United States Cheyenne Wyoming
  • Date:     1943
  • Dimensions:     Inches 16 34 Dimenisons, framed Inches 11-3/4 29-1/8 Dimensions, board, Centimeters 40.6 86.4 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 29.8 74.0 Dimensions, board
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Defoliated Trees , War/Military , African American , WPA/Federal Arts Project , Figurative , New Deal
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.5.129.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~War and Political Propaganda~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Tempera on board mural study illustrating a regiment of African-American soldiers at a battle site; image depicts multiple uniformed figures, some of whom are firing rifles towards unseen opposition, as a a single soldier carrying a torn United States flag approaches the top of a hill.