Carl Nyquist (American, 1888-1959), signed l.r.; 23.5 x 29.75 in.
Little is known of Carl Nyquist, other than his residence in Washington D.C. for a spell and his brief participation in the PWAP (Public Works Art Project), an extension of the WPA intended to decorate public buildings, culminating in a mural executed in the post office in Bolivar, located in Hardeman County, Tennessee. The mural is large, depicting Tennessee cotton pickers. Both paintings offered here are emblematic of this style.
Condition: Minor loss of pigment l.l.