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Melon Vendor

ca. 1934 Bernice Cross Born: Iowa City, Iowa 1912 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1996 oil on canvas 24 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (61.3 x 46.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor 1964.1.136 Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture - domestic

Cityscape - street

Ethnic - African-American

Figure(s) in exterior - urban

Occupation - vendor - fruit seller

New Deal - Public Works of Art Project - Washington, D.C.

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Bernice Cross

Born: Iowa City, Iowa 1912 Died: Washington, District of Columbia 1996

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