Mural study for Post Office and Courthouse, San Antonio, Texas

 
Mural study for Post Office and Courthouse, San Antonio, Texas
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  • Title :     Mural study for Post Office and Courthouse, San Antonio, Texas
  • Artist:     Alois Fabry, Jr. Artist
  • Accession:     84.5.121.2
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     1933 1945
  • Dimensions:     Inches 6-1/2 37-1/8, Centimeters 16.5 94.3
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     WPA and the New Deal
  • Subject:     WPA/Federal Arts Project , Colonialism , Agriculture , Public Works , New Deal
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.5.121.2.JPG
  • Tags:     Colonialism~WPA and the New Deal~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Tempera and gesso on Masonite mural study for the North wall 4 - 5 - 6 for the Post Office and Courthouse Competition, WPA, San Antonio, Texas; depicts captured prisoners, early settlers, and the planting of crops.