Mural study: transportation

 
Mural study: transportation
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  • Title :     Mural study: transportation
  • Artist:     Dean Cornwell Artist
  • Accession:     XX1990.3138
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     date unknown
  • Dimensions:     Inches 11-1/2 32-1/2 Dimensions, matted, Centimeters 29.2 82.6 Dimensions, matted
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     WPA/Federal Arts Project , Municipal Art , Transportation , New Deal
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.3138.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Mural study in silver and gold foil on dark red ground; at top center is depicted a single classical nude female figure surrounded by images of transportation including a hot air balloon, ox-cart, a covered wagon, a locomotive and a barge; one of four studies for a mural on the theme of transportation.