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Roseaux, Marcel, photographer


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Title: Waylande Gregory

Date: 1937 June 2

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Description: Gregory at work on sculpture for the WPA.

Identification on verso, left (handwritten and stamped): Title: Sculpture for Fountain; Artist: Waylande Gregory; Medium: plaster

Identification on verso, right (handwritten and stamped): Federal Art Project W.P.A.; Photographic Division; 235 East 42nd Street; New York City

Location: Roosevelt Park, New Brunswick, N.J.; Date: 6/2/37; Negative No.: P.1037; Photographer: Roseaux .

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Waylande Gregory, WPA Sculptor, is shown at work on a model of a fountain group, "Light Dispelling Darkness" for the grounds of the Roosevelt Hospital, New Brunswick, N.J. which will be included in the Regional Exhibition of New York and New Jersey Artists opening to the public Wednesdau [sic], November 10 at the WPA Federal Art Gallery. 225 West 57 St., N.Y.C. The fountain is 15 feet hight and 40 feet in diameter with six symbolic groups representing "War", "Pestilence", "Famine", "Death", "Greed", and "Materialism". Ten assisting sculptors are working on the group under Mr. Gregory's supervision.

Creator: Roseaux, Marcel, 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: Marcel Roseaux. Waylande Gregory, 1937 June 2. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 3035