Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.
Creator: Sol Horn, photographer
Description: Melicov working on a sculpture.
Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): Federal Art Project W.P.A.; Photographic Division; 110 King Street; New York City
WPA women at work, 110 King St., N.Y.C.; Date: 4/26/39; Negative No.: 3869-14; Photographer: Sol Horn.
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Dina Melicov's fountain figure symbolizes womanhood. She is one of the many women sculptors whose work is scheduled for placement in the tax-supported public buildings through the WPA Federal Art Project. She studied at City College of New York, and received a scholarship to the Sorbonne in Paris. Fourteen carved panels of the Stations were executed by her for the private chapel of the Bishop of Rhode Island.
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Dina Melicov, 1939 Apr. 26 / Sol Horn, photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 2273
- Art and state
- Artists at or with their work
- Artists' studios
- Federal aid to the arts
- Melicov, Dina
- New Deal, 1933-1939
- Women artists