"Characters from Children's Literature"
The O’Toole School contains a WPA mural entitled “Characters from Children’s Literatur” by Alex Topp (Topchevsky).
“Alex Topp was born in Chicago, where he studied at the Hull House under his older brother Morris and earned his MFA from the Art Institute of Chicago. Topchevsky worked for the WPA as an easel painter and executed murals for multiple government buildings. He traveled and painted in Mexico, Central America and Europe and is known for his social realist works from the 1930s and 1940s.” (richardnortongallery.com)
Medium: tempera on canvas
Size: 5’3″h x 24’w
Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/ http://richardnortongallery.com/artists/alex-topp-topchevsky/artworks/1866-mural-studies-for
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