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The Lady Takes a Subject
  • Francis Bernard Shields
    1908–1990
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: St. Augustine, Florida, United States
  • The Lady Takes a Subject, circa 1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color lithograph, crayon
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 406 x 584 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 299 x 459 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 x 23 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 3/4 x 18 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of the WPA Arts Project
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0370
Description

Woman in a print dress, reclines on a floor with rugs reads a large book. Yellow floral wallpaper in the upper left corner.