Friday, August 28, 2015

New Deal Art: "Filling the Ice House"

Above: "Filling the Ice House," an oil painting by Harry Gottlieb (1895-1992), created while he participated in the New Deal's Public Works of Art Project, ca. 1933-1934. Before refrigeration became widely available, many homes and businesses relied on ice delivery. Image courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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