Mural study: aviation

 
Mural study: aviation
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  • Title :     Mural study: aviation
  • Artist:     Dean Cornwell Artist
  • Accession:     XX1990.3139
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     date unknown
  • Dimensions:     Inches 13-3/8 40-3/8 Dimensions, matted, Centimeters 34.0 102.6 Dimensions, matted
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     WPA/Federal Arts Project , Municipal Art , Aviation , New Deal , Transportation
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.3139.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Mural study in silver and gold foil on red ground; at center are depicted two classical nude female figures leaning toward the right; they are surrounded by images related to flight including streamlined airplanes, birds, and hot air balloons; one of four studies for a mural on the theme of transportation.