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Backstage "Porgy and Bess", 1936
Kyra Markham

New York, New York
Lithograph on ivory paper, Paper W: 29.00 cm, Paper H: 40.20 cm, Image W: 25.20 cm, Image H: 30.70 cm
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U. S. General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects, 1945  45.580
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.c. graphite "Backstage "Porgy and Bess"; l.r. graphite "Kyra Markham '36"; b.r. graphite "13"

Labels/Stamps:
recto:l.l. stamped in black ink "FEDERAL ART PROJECT NYC WPA" verso: l.r. stamped in black ink "MADE BY W.P.A. FEDERAL ART PROJECT N.Y.C." WPA label on file: "WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION STATE N.Y. CITY N.Y. ARTIST MARKHAM, KYRA TITLE BACKSTAGE- PORGY & BESS MEDIUM LITHO PROJECT NO. 265-6900 DATE 7/15/37 Property of the United States Government" Stamped in blue ink on label "JUL 19 1937" Written in blue pencil on label "M" A red star is attached to label

Keywords: Theater, Figure group, Stage, Lamp, Actor, Performer, Print, Works Progress Administration