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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Caroline Durieux

"On The Levee"

 

— Lithograph, 1942 —

 
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Inscription.  
Caroline Durieux, a well known lithographer and social artist during the 1930s and 1940s, was Director for the WPA Federal Art Project for Louisiana and a Louisiana State University professor of Fine Art. At LSU, she developed the electron print utilizing radioactive ink in the 1950s. Earning widespread acclaim, she exhibited her work internationally throughout the century. Most known for her witty social commentary, her sharp eye and graphic line exposed human foibles in scenes of Louisiana life. Her work may be seen in the permanent collection at the LSU Museum of Art.

Image courtesy of Louisiana State University Museum of Art
 
Erected by City of Baton Rouge.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen.
 
Location. 30° 26.837′ N, 91° 11.365′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on Lafayette Street north of North Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are

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2. Caroline Durieux Marker
within walking distance of this marker. Louisiana's Old State Capitol (here, next to this marker); Slim Harpo (here, next to this marker); Site of Spanish Battery, 1779 (here, next to this marker); Old State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding Of Baton Rouge (within shouting distance of this marker); Merci Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Baton Rouge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Also see . . .  Know Louisiana Article on Caroline Durieux. (Submitted on May 5, 2018.)
 
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3. Caroline Durieux Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2018.
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