Jan 27, 2022 - Sale 2593

Sale 2593 - Lot 105

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500

JEAN SWIGGETT (1910-1990)

Exploration and Mining, Kellogg, Idaho, (Mural Study).
Pencil and watercolor on artists board. 400x921 mm; 15 3/4x36 1/4 inches. Signed, Jean Swiggett, lower right. Inscribed, Kellogg, Idaho / oil on canvas, on verso.

There is no evidence this mural nor any other was executed for a project in Kellogg, Idaho. Jean Swiggett was awarded two other murals: while working under the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, Local Industry, a work on canvas, was completed in 1940 for the Franklin Post Office, Franklin, IN, and in 1938 under the Federal Art Project, Swiggett and Ivan Bartlett completed a casein tempera fresco for the Longbeach Polytechnic High School titled, Industrial Activities in Long beach.