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Construction Scene: Study for a Mural at P.S. 41, New York City

Object Number: 
2006.18.2
Date: 
1938
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, graphite, and gouache on paper, over-matted
Dimensions: 
Image: 9 x 17 1/4 in. (22.9 x 43.8 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at middle right, below upper image: Preliminary Sketch; at middle right: Mural-1938 / 'Construction' / by / James Penney / Federal Art Project / [Hallway P.S. 41, N.Y.C.]; at lower center: Photo of Completed Work
Description: 
Study for a Federal Art Project mural for the hallway at P.S. 41, New York City, at 116 West 11th Street, New York City; building and mural destroyed by fire and replaced by a building constructed in 1955.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carole Pesner and Katherine Degn
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group