Saturday, March 18, 2017
New Deal Art: "California Farm"
Above: "California Farm," a water color and pencil on paper by Alexander Nepote (1913-1986) created while he was in the New Deal's Treasury Section of Fine Arts, 1939. According to the Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery, Nepote was born in California's Central Valley and, after World War II, taught at the California College of Arts and Crafts and also at California State University in San Francisco. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.