Federal Trade Commission: Bas-Reliefs – Washington DC

Carl Schmitz, "Foreign Trade" Bas-relief, Federal Trade Commission Building - Washington DC

The exterior of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) building is enhanced by several works of art commissioned by the Treasury Department’s Section of Fine Arts in 1938. Above the entrances are rectangular bas-relief panels that represent foreign trade, agriculture, shipping, and… read more

Government Publishing Office Warehouse: Cast Stone Reliefs – Washington DC

Elliot Means, relief of worker by printing press, USGPO - Washington DC

U.S. Government Publishing Office Warehouse (also known as Building No. 4) is graced on the exterior by four bas-relief sculptures commissioned by the New Deal’s Treasury Section of Fine Arts.  The original name of this office complex was the US Government… read more