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.

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