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Tree Planting Group

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Tree Planting Group

Artist: Grant Wood (American, 1891 - 1942)
Date: 1937
Medium: Lithograph on paper
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 15 7/8 in. (29.8 x 40.3 cm.)
Image: 8 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (21.6 x 27.6 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Levine, 1978.3
Accession number: 1978.3
Classification: print
Copyright:Public Domain
Label TextGrant Wood began making his lithographs, usually in editions of 250, in 1937. Tree Planting Group was one of five prints which he produced that year. Except for a few very minor details, the lithograph is practically identical to a larger drawing done four years earlier. Source: Bulletin, May-June, 1978.
SignedGrant Wood - 1937 (l/r in pencil)
InscriptionTree Planting Group (l/l in pencil)
Exhibition History"Grant Wood Exhibition," Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa

"Allegories of Consciousness: Perfection in Printmaking Since the Renaissance," Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

"Realist Vision, Realist Tradition: Fifty Years of American Prints, 1900-1950," Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

"Grant Wood and William Palmer," Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, June 23, 1996 - September 8, 1996.
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