TURZAK, Charles

American (1899 Р1985)

Chicago Snow Storm (Work Relief), ca. 1935

Woodcut on laid japanese paper.
An impression apart from the small WPA 1935 edition. Signed and titled in pencil.
8 3/8 x 11 1/2 in.; 21.3 x 29.2 cm.

This kaleidoscopic view of relief workers shoveling snow in Chicago during the Depression was commissioned by the Works Progress Administration. Turzak also painted a mural at the Chicago post office for the WPA.