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Waterfront - Papeete
  • Charles Frederick Surendorf
    1906–1979
    born: Richmond, Indiana, United States ; died: Columbia, California, United States
  • Waterfront - Papeete, circa 1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood engraving
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 305 x 395 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 254 x 337 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 x 15 1/2 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 x 13 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of the WPA Arts Project
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0277
Description

A group of island fisherman, three rest on a sail boat in a bay. On the bank is a single figure is seated hands on knees, hat pulled down. Another man holds thumb sucking child on his lap while he sits on a stump.