Laura Slobe (1909 - 1958)
plaster, circa 1935
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Cheskin
Laura Slobe was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. She worked for the Illinois WPA sculpture program. The Art Institute of Chicago has a memorial prize named after her.
Venus is a modern, abstract version of the classical statue.
Collection of the Illinois State Museum
photograph by Gary Andrashko
ISM Accession #: 1967.26/050
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