A survey of art work in the city and county of San Francisco, / by Martin Snipper for the art commission, city and county of San Francisco, 1950

Snipper, Martin
Art historian
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 100 p. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A descriptive list of paintings and sculpture in San Francisco public buildings done for federal projects; programs covered include Public Works of Art Project, the Federal Art Project, and Section of Fine Arts competitions for federal buildings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian, San Francisco, Calif. The New Deal art programs provided jobs for thousands of unemployed artists during the Depression.

Snipper prepared the survey for the Art Commission of San Francisco in 1950.

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