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Still Life, ca. 1935
Wilmer Jennings

Rhode Island
Wood engraving on Japanese paper, Paper W: 11 in, Paper H: 12 3/4 in, Image W: 8 in, Image H: 10 in, Mat W: 15 in, Mat H: 20 in
Allocated by the U. S. Government, 1943. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects  43.503
Not On View
recto: l.l. graphite "STILL LIFE"; l.c. graphite "8/25"; l.r. graphite "Wilmer Jennings"; verso: l.l. graphite unclear writing, possibly "WPA"

WPA label on file: "FAP #3 FEDERAL ART PROJECT 9950-C of the Works Progress Administration Washington, D.C. ARTIST JENNINGS, WILMER STATE RHODE ISLAND MEDIUM WOOD-CUT TITLE OF WORK STILL LIFE LOANED TO FAP NATIONAL 1734 NEW YORK AVENUE, N.W. WASHINGTON, D.C. DATE MAY 20, 1937 This work is the property of the United States Government and is loaned subject to regulations of loan and is not to be removed." Stamped in blue ink on label "MAY 22 1937" Written in blue pencil on label "M"

Exhibition History:
"Harlem Renaissance", Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2/5 - 4/19/2009

Keywords: Still life, African American, Print, Works Progress Administration