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Cradling Wheat

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Cradling Wheat

Artist: Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889 - 1975)
Date: 1939
Medium: Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 16 in. (30.2 x 40.6 cm.)
Image: 9 5/8 x 12 in. (24.4 x 30.5 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of Mrs. Phineas M. Henry, 1961.16
Accession number: 1961.16
Classification: print
Copyright:ARS
InscriptionBenton (l/r)
Exhibition HistoryCedar Rapids Art Center, "Down on the Farm",

"Benton- Curry - Wood: Selected Lithographs," organized by the Iowa Arts Council, catalog text by Amy Namowitz Worthen, cat. no. 7 -circulated to: Charles MacNider Museum, Mason City, Apr. 15 - May 14, 1978;~Blanden Art Gallery, Fort Dodge, June 4- July 2, 1978; ~Waterloo Mumicipal Galleries, July 9- July 30. 1978;~Sioux City Art Center, Oct. 7 - Nov. 12, 1978;~Brunnier Gallery, Iowa State University, Ames, Dec. 5 - Dec. 21, 1978

"American Museum - An Experience in Community," organized by the International Communication Agency, Washington, D.C. - circulated to: Bucharest, Romania, Oct. 13 - Nov. 1, 1981; Museum of Art, Cluj- Napoca, Romania, May 25 - June 13, 1982; Shipka Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria, July 27 - Aug. 19, 1982
Published ReferencesTHE LITHOGRAPHS OF THOMAS BENTON, compiled and edited by Creekmore Fath, University of Texas Press, Austin and London, p. 74, ill. p. 75
Editionedition of 250
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