Rock Quarry: study of a stone sander [mural study for U.S. Post Office, Westerly, Rhode Island]

 
Rock Quarry: study of a stone sander [mural study for U.S. Post Office, Westerly, Rhode Island]
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  • Title :     Rock Quarry: study of a stone sander [mural study for U.S. Post Office, Westerly, Rhode Island]
  • Artist:     Leo A. Raiken Artist
  • Accession:     84.5.107.17 a,b
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     1938 1939
  • Dimensions:     Inches 29 23-3/4 Dimensions, (a) charcoal study Inches 18 23 Dimensions, (b) oil on board painting, Centimeters 73.7 60.3 Dimensions, (a) charcoal study Centimeters 45.7 58.4 Dimensions, (b) oil on board painting
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     WPA and the New Deal
  • Subject:     Laborers/Workers , WPA/Federal Arts Project , Public Works , New Deal
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.5.107.17 A.JPG, 84.5.107.17 B1.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Original charcoal sketch on paper of a stone sander on grid divided paper; done for a larger mural; part b of this entry represents an original oil abstract on paper mounted on heavy board found underneath the charcoal sketch "Rock Quarry" titled "Out of the Deep". (a) charcoal study, (b) oil on board painting