Treasury Department Art Projects : painting and sculpture for federal buildings, November seventeen to December thirteen, nineteen hundred thirty-six, Corcoran Gallery of Art / introduction by Forbes Watson

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.treareli
Creators:
Treasury Relief Art Project
Treasury Relief Art Project
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Painting and Sculpture
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Dates:
1936
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Catalog for an exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Includes a list of artists and the works they did for TRAP and the Section. [Microfilm title Treasury Relief Art Project].

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Treasury Relief Art Project (TRAP) was established in 1935 under the Department of the Treasury with funds allocated from the Works Progress Administration (later the Work Projects Administration). It operated as a relief agency for unemployed artists and engaged them specifically for the decoration of federal buildings, choosing artists through a system of juried competition.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3483 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Provenance unknown.

Other Title
Other Title
Treasury Relief Art Project (microfilm title).

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, American -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public sculpture -- United States -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, American -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to public welfare Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal, 1933-1939 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public sculpture -- United States -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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