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Carlo Di Paolo Oil Painting on Masonite "Why"

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An oil painting on masonite titled Why or After the War by folk artist Carlo Di Paolo, executed May 19, 1954. Post-war WPA style figural scene with several people carrying a limp body of a man depicting the horror of war. Influenced by the American Regionalist painters such as Grant Wood and Thomas Hart Benton. Inscribed to the verso. The work remains unframed.

Related to item numbers 17DCC211-746 and 17DCC211-745.


- edges of the board dented and worn; the board has become warped outward over time.


48.0" W x 48.0" H x 0.25" D

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