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Poverty, 1938
Dorothy Rutka

Cleveland, Ohio
Aquatint on ivory paper, Paper W: 31.90 cm, Paper H: 25.10 cm, Image W: 27.60 cm, Image H: 21.40 cm
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U. S. General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects, 1945  45.1420
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.l. graphite "Poverty"; l.r. graphite "D Rutka" "VVV"; b.l. graphite "Entered as Poverty [Gerp ?]" last word unclear; b.r. graphite "A"

Labels/Stamps:
recto: l.l. stamped in black ink "FEDERAL ART PROJECT No. 1" WPA label on file: "WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION Federal Art Project State- Cleveland, Ohio Title- Poverty Artist- D. Rutka Medium- Aquatint Project No. 11949 Date- November 27, 1936 Property of the UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT Submitted by: Mr. Carl W. Broemel / Federal Art Project No. 1 / 1311 West 80 Street / Cleveland, Ohio"; Stamped in blue ink on label "DEC 8 1936" Written in blue ink on label "M"

Keywords: Poverty, Figure group, Interior, Kitchen, Stove, Table, Figure male, Figures female, Man, Woman, Poverty, Print, Works Progress Administration