U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 
U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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  • Title :     U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Artist:     Aiden Lassell Ripley Artist W. P. A. Other relation
  • Accession:     TD1991.41.5
  • Country:     United States Boston Massachusetts
  • Date:     1936
  • Dimensions:     Inches 24-5/8 26-5/8 1-7/8 Dimensions, matted Inches 9 16-1/2 Dimensions, image, Centimeters 62.5 67.6 4.8 Dimensions, matted Centimeters 22.9 41.9 Dimensions, image
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     WPA and the New Deal
  • Subject:     WPA/Federal Arts Project , Cityscape , Industry , Urbanism , Public Works , New Deal
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.41.5.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Charcoal and watercolor on paper study depicting a cityscape with factories surrounding other buildings and a river curving around the city; rays of sun illuminate the center background; this piece is matted and under glass, but is on the reverse side of another framed object: see TD1991.41.3 and .4 which are double-window matted on the obverse of this same frame.