Monday, February 15, 2016
New Deal Art: "Looking Down Pennsylvania Avenue From Treasury Department"
Above: "Looking Down Pennsylvania Avenue From Treasury Department," an oil painting by Dorsey Donaphan, created while he was in the New Deal's Public Works of Art Project (PWAP), ca. 1933-34. This image is from the PWAP's final report. I don't know if the original color painting still exists.
Above: Here's the same view today, from a slightly different angle. Photo by Carol M. Highsmith and provided courtesy of the Library of Congress.