Workman with Jackhammer

Workman with Jackhammer
  • Title :     Workman with Jackhammer
  • Artist:     Brents Carlton Artist
  • Accession:     TD1991.81.7
  • Country:     United States San Francisco California
  • Date:     1934
  • Dimensions:     Inches 43 18-1/8, Centimeters 109.2 46.0
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Laborers/Workers , Municipal Art , Figurative
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.81.7.JPG
  • Tags:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Charcoal and conté crayon on paper drawing depicting a male figure with a jackhammer standing atop a block; per vendor, these are studies/maquettes for two sculptures which were to be installed in the parking lot at the base of Coit Tower; after the WPA was formed this project was dissolved; Carlton had already been paid for the works related to the project.