Dudley Vaill Talcott
Horse and Plough (side A) and Fishermen Taking in Sail (side B), from The Gathering of Various Types of Food, 1939
From the estate of the artist. In fine condition.
Reduced model for one of six 6 x 12 feet plaster panels for the entranceway to the Central Foods Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Two known lifetime casts exist: a set of two 2-sided pink cement panels, each depicting two scenes from the original six panels, and a set of four 1-sided fiberglass panels, each depicting one scene. The original panels were destroyed.
Exhibited: New York World's Fair, New York City, NY, 1929 in plaster; Aetna Life Insurance Galleries, Hartford, CT, 1985 in fiberglass.
Published: The New York Times World's Fair Section, March 5, 1939 (illustrated).