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The Helmsman, 1939
Charles Ernest Pont

New York, New York
Wood engraving on ivory paper, Paper W: 22.10 cm, Paper H: 28.00 cm, Image W: 10.20 cm, Image H: 16.50 cm
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U. S. General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects, 1945  45.1395
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.c. graphite "The Helmsmen"; l.r. graphite "Charles E. Pont"; b.r. graphite "20"

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 Pont, Charles TITLE The Helmsman MEDIUM Color wood engraving PROJECT NO. 765-3-1 DATE 6/20/39 Property of the United States Government FAP: 394" Stamped in black ink on label "JUN 20 1939"

Keywords: Maritime, Figure male, Ship, Ocean, Sailor, Print, Works Progress Administration