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Tobacco Auction (mural study, Louisburg, North Carolina Post Office)

ca. 1939 Richard Hay Kenah Born: New Brighton, Pennsylvania 1907 Died: Accokeek, Maryland 1982 watercolor, tempera, pen and ink and pencil on paper sheet: 21 7/8 x 30 in. (55.6 x 76.1 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Transfer from the General Services Administration 1974.28.129 Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture Interior - commercial - warehouse

Cityscape - North Carolina - Louisburg

Figure group - male

Object - foliage - tobacco

Occupation - vendor - auctioneer

Study - mural study

New Deal - Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture

painting

About Richard Hay Kenah

Born: New Brighton, Pennsylvania 1907 Died: Accokeek, Maryland 1982