Steelworker's Family

 
Steelworker's Family
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  • Title :     Steelworker's Family
  • Artist:     Harry Sternberg Artist
  • Accession:     TD1990.145.1
  • Country:     United States Bethlehem Pennsylvania
  • Date:     1938
  • Dimensions:     Inches 36 30 Dimensions, framed Inches 29-7/8 23-7/8 Dimensions, unframed, Centimeters 91.4 76.2 Dimensions, framed Centimeters 75.9 60.6 Dimensions, unframed
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Subject:     African American , Industry , Figurative , Domestic , Laborers/Workers
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1990.145.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Tempera on panel painting depicting the home and family of a black steelworker; image includes a cut-away view of two-story home; on the ground floor a female figure washes dishes and a male figure is seated and reading a newspaper; on the top floor a young woman, who is partially dressed, fixes her hair; above the roofline of the structure a skyline of smokestacks and pitched roofs is visible.