Mabel Wellington Jack
14-3/4 x 9-1/8 in.
Lithograph, c.1935-42, edition about 25. Signed on the stone, lower right; signed and titled in pencil. Numbered 21 in pencil, lower right corner of margin.
Published by the "Federal Art Project
NYC WPA," with their ink stamp, lower left. Printed on wove paper with full margins and a watermark, Rives. Sheet size: 17-1/8 x 11-1/2 in. In good condition other than a professionaly repaired tear in the lower left corner of the margin and slight discoloration in the outer extremities of the lower margin. Included in the exhibit of the Meyer Family Collection, New York Federal Art Project, at Buffalo University, NY, 1998. Illustrated in the catalogue, p.14.
Provenance: Meyer Family Collection Prints from the New York Federal Art Project, University of Buffalo Art Gallery.
Jack used the lithographic process to create a softly shaded composition showing the ferry during commuter hours.
She recorded 20 prints for the WPA Federal Art Project during the Depression.