Rock Quarry, for the Westerly, Rhode Island Post Office [mural never installed]

 
Rock Quarry, for the Westerly, Rhode Island Post Office [mural never installed]
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  • Title :     Rock Quarry, for the Westerly, Rhode Island Post Office [mural never installed]
  • Artist:     Leo A. Raiken Artist US Treasury Department's Section of Painting and Sculpture Other relation
  • Accession:     84.5.125
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     1941
  • Dimensions:     Inches 68 149-1/2, Centimeters 172.7 379.7
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     WPA and the New Deal
  • Subject:     Industry , Laborers/Workers , Public Works , WPA/Federal Arts Project , New Deal
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida Interantional University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     84.5.125.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Oil on canvas mural study depicting a rock quarry scene with twelve figures engaged in quarry work; nine hard laborers and three foremen in business suits.