Man with Block and Tackle

 
Man with Block and Tackle
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  • Title :     Man with Block and Tackle
  • Artist:     Brents Carlton Artist
  • Accession:     TD1991.81.6
  • Country:     United States San Francisco California
  • Date:     date unknown
  • Dimensions:     Inches 39-1/2 18, Centimeters 100.3 45.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Laborers/Workers , Municipal Art , Figurative
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.81.6.JPG
  • Tags:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Charcoal on paper drawing depicting a male figure holding a block and tackle over his shoulder standing over a steel girder; per vendor, these are studies/maquettes for two sculptures which were to be installed in the parking lot at the base of Coit Tower; after the WPA was formed this project was dissolved; Carlton had already been paid for the works related to the project.