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George Biddle, 1936

George Biddle, 1936

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Title: George Biddle

Date: 1936

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 24 x 19 cm.

Description: Biddle at work on a panel of the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, Section of Painting and Sculpture - sponsored mural entitled, "Society Freed through Justice", located in the fifth floor lobby of the Attorney-General's office in the Justice Department Building, Washington, D.C.

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): George Biddle (1885- ). Biddle received his law degree but immediately turned to art. His murals decorate government buildings in the United States, Brazil, and Mexico. He was active in helping to set up the Federal Art Project in the Thirties. Being an artist of great versatility, he has worked in stone, clay, paint, wood, and block printing.

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: George Biddle, 1936 / unidentified photographer. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 1969