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Dina Melicov, 1939 Apr. 26, from the Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942

Dina Melicov, 1939 Apr. 26

Item Information

Title: Dina Melicov

Date: 1939 Apr. 26

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.

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.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942

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