Posted 5 years ago
This photo of NEW DEAL Washington, D.C., artist (Edwin) Dorsey Doniphan is being posted for informational purposes. Mr. Doniphan is the artist responsible for the painting of the little girl that hellokitty6811 has posted in Show and Tell.
WHEN MY RESEARCH IS COMPLETE ON THIS TOPIC, I WILL POST THE BODY OF OUR DONIPHAN FINDINGS on the hellokitty6811's 'Dorsey Doniphan' Show and Tell. That Show and Tell can be found at:
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 may be unavailable. The text comes courtesy of the Treasury Department. Photo is by Lewis P. Wolz, Photo Repository Location: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 20560, Record number: (DSI-AAA)3276, as found on June 2, 2012 on:
Photo also found on 6/2/12 in Forbes Watson papers 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960.
Citation: Public Works of Art Project Committee, 1934? / Lewis P. Woltz, photographer. Forbes Watson papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Rights reserved to the Smithsonian Institution and the Treasury Dept.]
Photograph of first painting completed in Washington, DC for the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP), showing the construction of the National Archives. Doniphan is shown presenting the painting to Treasury officials [the PWAP committee]. The location of this particular painting is unknown (to Treasury’s Office of the Curator office), but Treasury’s collection includes a smaller version, also showing the construction of the Archives.
From left: C. Law Watkins, W.L. Johnstone, C. Powell Minnigerode, Edward Bruce, Lawrence W. Robert, Jr., Dorsey Doniphan, Forbes Watson, Julius F. Stone, Jr., Cecil H. Jones and Edward B. Rowan
Photographer: Lewis P. Woltz, 1934-1935
[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. Photo Repository Location: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution - see above for full citation.]