Jan 27, 2022 - Sale 2593

Sale 2593 - Lot 125

Estimate: $ 500 - $ 700

WARD LOCKWOOD (1894-1963)

Untitled, (Boy in Winter Hat).
Charcoal on paper. 489x368 mm; 19 1/4x14 1/2 inches. Signed, WL, lower right.

Remarkably, Ward Lockwood was awarded four mural projects between 1934 and 1942. His first project, funded through the Public Works of Art Project, (PWAP) created murals for the Taos County Courthouse along side Emil Bisttram, Bert Phillips, and Victor Higgins. Second, he and Richard Haines created murals for the courthouse in Wichita, KS, 1935-36 under the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, (TSFA). Third, he partook in the grand decoration project of the Clinton Federal Building, 1937, (TSFA). Fourth, He created a mural for the Hamilton, TX Post Office, 1942, (TSFA).