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Lifting the Net, 1938
Dox Thrash

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Etching and aquatint on cream paper, Paper W: 32.90 cm, Paper H: 27.30 cm, Image W: 26.10 cm, Image H: 20.50 cm
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U. S. General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects, 1945  45.1491
Not On View
Alternate Title: Cat-fishin

Inscriptions:
recto: l.l. graphite "Lifting the Net" ; l.r. graphite "D. THRASH"

Labels/Stamps:
WPA label on file: FEDERAL ART PROJECT WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION Pennslyvania Artist Dox Thrash Title "Lifting the Net" (graphite "cat-Fishin) Medium Etching & Aquatint PROPERTY OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT" Stamped in black ink on label "MAY 11 1938" Written and encirlced in blue pencil on label "M"

Keywords: Boat, Figures male, Man, Fishing, Fish net, Labor, Print, Works Progress Administration