The Wealth of the Nation

Material Information

The Wealth of the Nation [study]
Seymour Fogel ( Artist )
Section of Fine Arts, Treasury Department ( Commissioner )
Place of Publication:
USA, New York, NY
Creation Date:
tempera ( medium )
paper ( medium )
9-3/4 in x 14-1/8 in
24.8 cm x 35.9 cm


Subjects / Keywords:
Laborers/Workers -- Figurative -- Industry -- Public Works
studies (visual works) ( aat )


Tempera on paper mural study depicting figures devoted to construction, industry, and scientific research; in the foreground is an architect using a tool to measure an area of a blueprint; in the middle ground, at left is a scientist seated at a table looking in a microscopes (behind him are beakers and other scientific objects); in the center of the middle ground is a man in overalls in front of a machine pulling on a lever; at the right of the center ground are two construction workers, one in overalls and one shirtless, in conversation with their backs to the viewer; in the background, at right is a factory scene.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
84.5.99 ( accession number )
Fine Art