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Mending Nets, 1939
Elizabeth Olds

New York, New York
Wood engraving on Japanese paper, Paper W: 35.40 cm, Paper H: 30.00 cm, Image W: 27.50 cm, Image H: 20.40 cm
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U. S. General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects, 1945  45.1388.1
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.c. graphite "Mending Nets"; l.r. graphite "Elizabeth Olds"; b.r. graphite "25"

Labels/Stamps:
recto: l.l. stamped in black ink "FEDERAL ART PROJECT / NYC WPA" WPA label on file: "WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL ART PROJECT STATE N.Y. CITY N.Y. ARTIST Olds, Elizabeth TITLE Mending Nets MEDIUM Color Wood Engraving PROJECT NO. 765-3-1 DATE 7/27/39 Property of the United States Government FAP: 394" Written and encircled in graphite on label "M" Stamped in black ink on label "JUL 24 1939"

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