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Artist Becker, Fred
Title Rapid Transit
Date 1938-39
Year Range from 1938.0
Year Range to 1939.0
Medium Wood engraving
Dimensions H-10.433 W-13.976 inches
Credit line Allocated by the U.S. Government, Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
ID# 1979.165.001
Object Name Graphic
Provenance Works Progress Administration.
Bibliography Farmer, Jane M. "American Prints from Wood," Smithsonian Institute, traveling exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institute Press, 1975, page 36.
Exhibitions History "Thirty from the Thirties," Arizona Commission on the Arts, traveled, Sept 17, 1984-Mar 31, 1987; (UAMA) Art is Work: The Legacy of WPA/FAP Printmaking, 10/5/2005-01/01/2006
"Metropolis: The City in the 1920's and 30's." UAMA, May 27- Oct. 31, 2010.
Subjects Representational
Prints
WPA
Monochromatic works
Woodcuts
Cityscape prints
Cityscapes
Abstract
Abstract prints
Streets
Vehicles
Cars
Automobiles
Figures
Men
Women
Signs (Notices)
Buildings