Catalogue Raisonné

P38.001

Study for Early Mail Service and the Construction of Railroads, 1938
Tempera on illustration board
12 x 26 in.
30.5 x 66.0 cm
Signature unconfirmed
Provenance
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Internal Revenue Service through the General Services Administration
Internal Revenue Service, General Services Administration
Exhibitions
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, "Loan Exhibition of Mural Designs for Federal Buildings from the Section of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.", February 27, 1940 - March 17, 1940 Travelled to:
National Archives, Washington, D.C., "Heritage of American Art", November 1971 - January 1972
Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany, "American Realism, 1920-1940", November 09, 1980 - December 28, 1980
National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C. , "Special Delivery: Murals for the New Deal Era", January 15, 1988 - September 11, 1988
Bibliography
Loan Exhibition of Mural Designs for Federal Buildings from the Section of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940, cat. no. 79, not illus.
Eaton, William. "Guston, Schapiro, Rosenberg,...Dialogue." Zeteo Journal, July 13, 2016. Online, illus. in color and mentioned in text