Rock Quarry: study of artist as surveyor [mural study for U.S. Post Office, Westerly, Rhode Island]

 
Rock Quarry: study of artist as surveyor [mural study for U.S. Post Office, Westerly, Rhode Island]
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  • Title :     Rock Quarry: study of artist as surveyor [mural study for U.S. Post Office, Westerly, Rhode Island]
  • Artist:     Leo A. Raiken Artist
  • Accession:     84.5.107.2
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     1938 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 9-3/4 7-3/4, Centimeters 24.8 19.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     WPA and the New Deal
  • Subject:     WPA/Federal Arts Project , Figurative , Laborers/Workers , New Deal
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.5.107.2.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Graphite on Royal wartermarked paper sketch depicting a full face portrait of a man; this is a self-portrait of the artist used as the model for the Surveyor/Planner in the mural painting Rock Quarry.