Washington Bonus March

 
Washington Bonus March
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  • Title :     Washington Bonus March
  • Artist:     Lewis Rubenstein Artist
  • Accession:     TD1988.52.4
  • Country:     United States Washington, D.C.
  • Date:     1932
  • Dimensions:     Inches 7-3/8 14-5/8 Dimensions, sheet, Centimeters 18.7 37.1 Dimensions, sheet
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     WPA and the New Deal
  • Subject:     Laborers/Workers , Police , Law/Justice , WPA/Federal Arts Project , Figurative , Public Works , New Deal
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1988.52.4.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
Watercolor and gouache on paper mural study in somber tones of grey, brown, navy and coral; depicts view down a street looking towards the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, D.C.; street is packed with policemen in overcoats, all standing behind a wire stretched across street; news cameras are seen in background mounted to vehicle roofs.