Jan 25, 2024 - Sale 2657

Sale 2657 - Lot 105

Price Realized: $ 7,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500


WPA Mural Competition Painting.
Oil on canvas, circa 1938. 762x762 mm; 30x30 inches.

This painting by Barber was created for a competition funded by the Teasury Section of Fine Arts (TSFA). The project, murlas for the Bronx General Post Office, Bronx, New York, was awarded to Ben Shahn and assisted by his wife Bernarda Bryson Shahn in 1938.