Industry and Agriculture on the Cumberland River, Davidson County Public Building and Court House, Nashville, Tennessee

 
Industry and Agriculture on the Cumberland River, Davidson County Public Building and Court House, Nashville, Tennessee
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  • Title :     Industry and Agriculture on the Cumberland River, Davidson County Public Building and Court House, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Artist:     Dean Cornwell Artist
  • Accession:     84.5.118
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     1937
  • Dimensions:     Inches 32 31 2 Dimensions, framed Inches 30-1/2 29 Dimensions, unframed Inches 30-1/2 14-1/2 Dimensions, each panel, Centimeters 81.3 78.7 2.5 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 77.5 73.7 Dimensions, unframed Centimeters 77.5 36.8 Dimensions, each panel
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Subject:     Industry , Agriculture , Allegory , Figurative , Public Works
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.5.118.JPG
  • Tags:     Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Gouache, goldleaf and silverleaf on board mural study depicting heroic figures of Industry and Agriculture superimposed over map of Davidson County; industry is represented by a Colonial blacksmith forging a horseshoe, typifying the handicraft age; agriculture is represented by the classic female figure adorned with the traditional grapes of Abundance holding aloft her ancient scythe, a bundle of grain at her hip.