Art: West Point's Lies

The process of building the Panama Canal, symbolic of great labor, was painted by Jonas Lie (pronounced Lee), famed Scandinavian-born U. S. artist.* Last week twelve of his paintings were purchased anonymously in Manhattan for presentation to the U. S. Military Academy in memory of the West Pointer who, as chief engineer, was most potent in channeling the isthmus—the late General George W. Goethals.

*The Canal's construction was also etched and drawn ad infinitum by the late Joseph Pennell


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