Tuesday, January 1, 2019
New Deal Art: "The Start"
Above: "The Start," a drypoint on paper by Lee Townsend (1895-1965), created while he was in the WPA's Federal Art Project, 1936. According to an AskArt page, "Lee Townsend was active/lived in New Jersey, Wyoming, Illinois," and was known for illustrating books and creating art related to horses. Image courtesy of the General Services Administration and the Weatherspoon Art Museum.