Wendell Jones painted this Section of Fine Arts oil on canvas mural, “Farmer Family” for the Johnson City post office in 1940. “Farmer Family” was moved from the old post office when a new one was built and now hangs in the Sherrod Library on the East Tennessee State University campus.
The figure below the cow’s tail is a self-portrait of the artist. The Red Setter was Jones’s dog and the Irish Setter belonged to friend George Ludin, another prominent artists.
Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: https://www.newdealartregistry.org/
Project originally submitted by Peter Jones on September 13, 2013.
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