Autumn Road

Jacoby--Autumn Road.jpg

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Title

Autumn Road

Description

Whereas other paintings may have smoothed out some of the elements in this classic northeastern fall landscape, Jacoby creates a network of lines. We see them as stone walls in the fields below, tree trunks and branches (and their many shadows), and two telephone poles. The grid is not strictly Cartesian, but many locations in the landscape can be mapped out in this manner; the exceptions are a range of mountains, a barn, and several orange-leafed trees.

About the Artist: We haven’t located much reliable information about this artist. His work was exhibited at the Municipal Art Committee in1937. Judging from the locations of his paintings for the Federal Art Project, Jacoby seems to have worked in or near New York City. 8 more images at FAP.

Creator

Jacoby, Samuel

Publisher

Federal Art Project

Date

1937-03-12

Contributor

Ritz, Abigail (photography)

Cooper, Ken (biography)

Source

New Deal Gallery, Genesee Valley Council on the Arts

Object #FA18176

Format

jpeg, 1.3 MB
jpeg, 15.3 MB

Type

Still image

Identifier

086

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Oil painting

Physical Dimensions

30 x 24 in.
Condition: surface dirt

Geolocation