Jan 27, 2022 - Sale 2593

Sale 2593 - Lot 101

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000


Maquette for the Social Room of Fairfield Court Housing Project, Stamford, CT..
Gouache on thin artist board, on four separate panels. 222x610 mm; 8 3/4x24 inches (2); 222x394 mm; 8 3/4x15 1/2 inches (2). Each with the artist's estate ink stamp, verso. 1936.

Provenance: Estate of the artist; Private collection, Connecticut.

James Daugherty completed many murals in the state of Connecticut under the Public Works Art Project, (PWAP), including: Junior Senior High School, (now Town Hall) Darien, CT; Stamford High School, Stamford, CT. He also created a mural for the Greenwich Town Hall under the Federal Arts Project, (FAP), completed in 1935. This mural now hangs in the Greenwich Public Library, Greenwich, CT. His one projected awarded by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, (TSFA) was completed in 1939 for the Virden, IL Post Office.