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Sultry Night

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines 3.29.2018

Sultry Night

Artist: Grant Wood (American, 1891 - 1942)
Date: 1937
Medium: lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 x 15 in. (29.5 x 38.1 cm.)
Image: 9 1/16 × 11 3/4 in. (23 × 29.8 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. Hird, Minneapolis to the Fred and Mary C. Hird Memorial, 1967.22
Accession number: 1967.22
Classification: print
InscriptionGrant Wood (l/r margin, pencil)
Exhibition History"From Body to Being: Reflections On the Human Image," Des Moines Art Center, Feb. 1 - May 4, 1997

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

"Grant Wood Exhibition," Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, May 28 - Aug. 28, 1988

"Benton-Curry-Wood: Selected Lithographs," organized by the Iowa Arts Council; (Circulated to: Charles MacNider Museum, Mason City, Apr. 15 - May 14, 1978; Blanden Art Gallery, Fort Dodge, June 4 - July 2, 1978; Waterloo Municipal Galleries, July 9 - 30, 1978; Witter Gallery, Storm Lake, September 1978; Sioux City Art Center, Oct. 7 - Nov. 12, 1978; Brunnier Gallery, Iowa State University, Ames, Dec. 5 - 21, 1978)

"Mid-America in the Thirties: The Regionalist Art of Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood," Des Moines Art Center, Dec. 10, 1965 - Jan. 16, 1966
Published ReferencesDonald M. Halley, Jr., "Mid-America In the Thirties," Des Moines Art Center, 1965, exh. cat. ref. no.70

AN UNCOMMON VISION: THE DES MOINES ART CENTER, Des Moines Art Center, 1998, ref. p.309, b/w ill. fig.11, p.311

Amy Namowitz Worthen, "Benton - Curry - Wood: Selected Lithographs," Iowa Arts Council, 1978, exh. cat. no.32
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