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South of the Loop
  • Charles Turzak
    1899–1986
    born: Streeter, Illinois, United States ; died: Orlando, Florida, United States
  • South of the Loop, 1930s
  • Chicago Moods
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 235 x 273 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 267 x 357 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Sharon Lodeska Frazier in memory of Franczeska Shilling Frazier
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0063
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Description

Multiple color woodcut describing a backdrop of the city of Chicago and the train station. In the left corner we coming and leaving the train station with smoke rising towards the center of the image. On the bottom of the image we see automobiles/trucks lined up outside of the loading docks. The horizon lines goes from paper tone to orchre, burnt red black.