Physical Details: Photographic print : 1 item : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.
Creator: Sol Horn, photographer
Description: Shaw painting for the WPA, Federal Art Project.
Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): Federal Art Project W.P.A.; Photographic Division; 110 King Street; New York City
Location: W.P.A. Women at Work, 110 King St., N.Y.C.; Date: 4/26/39; Negative No.: 3869-6; Photographer: Sol Horn.
Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Lillian Shaw, sculptor, excels in painting, a delicate process of treating plaster figures so that they resemble bronze, terra cotta and other permanent mediums. She went, on scholarships, to the Art Students League, the Leonardo Da Vinci School, and the American Artists School. In the photo she is shown painting a figure by Richard Barthe, fellow artist on the WPA Federal Art Project.
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Lillian Shaw, 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: 2385
- Art and state
- Artists at or with their work
- Federal aid to the arts
- New Deal, 1933-1939
- Shaw, Lillian
- Women artists