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Horn, Sol, photographer


Item Information

Title: Lillian Shaw

Date: 1939 Apr. 26

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

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.

Creator: Horn, Sol, photographer

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Sol Horn. Lillian Shaw, 1939 Apr. 26. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 2385