Posted 5 years ago
THIS PAINTING IS BEING POSTED FOR COMPARISON WITH HELLOKITTY'S DONIPHAN PORTRAIT OF A LITTLE GIRL.
Show and Tell for hellokitty6811's Dorsey Doniphan painting.
This image and accompanying text comes to us from the great courtesy of the Registrar @ the Curator of the U.S. Treasury Dept., Washington, D.C. Where I have added text, I have placed it in brackets.
[Treasury text follows below. Full bibliographical citation of some sources that Treasury quotes is unavailable. The text comes courtesy of the Treasury Department. Current disposition of painting: The Treasury Department Collection.]
WPA.1935.9 View from south plaza of Treasury, looking north, oil on canvas
Signed lower left “Dorsey Doniphan P.W.A.”
Frame: 36 x 46 ¼ x 2 ¾”
Sight: 39 ½ x 30”
In an advertisement in the Washington Sunday Star, 4/8/1934, Doniphan advertised landscape paintings for sale, using this painting as his example. The ad stated that is was "$5 a Picture. Water Colors as Low as $5".
[Source: From M. Lavine, Registrar at the Curator's Office, U.S. Treasury Dept., Washington, D.C., Email of 6/1/2012 to miKKoChristmas11, Attachment: "Edwin Dorsey Doniphan Paintings in the Treasury Collection", May 2012.]