REGIONALIST JOHN STEUART CURRY WPA ANTIQUE 1939 PRINT " CORN " KANSAS

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  • Sold Date: Jan 23, 2013
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JOHN STEUART CURRY WPA 1939 PRINT " CORN " KANSAS Search
JOHN STEUART CURRY WPA 1939 PRINT " CORN " REGIONALIST PAINTING FROM THIS DRAWING IN WICHITA ART MUSEUM . This is a Genuine 72 year old lithograph ~ contact photogravure ~ signed , titled , and dated in plate, carefully removed from a portfolio of Great American Artists.Great JOHN STEUART CURRY (Am., b nr Dunavant, KS, 14 Nov 1897; d Madison, WI, 29 Aug 1946) PRINT Titled: "CORN" this is a high quality print reproduced in 1939, it is not a later reproduction. . Image size 10" x 7 1/2". The approximate size of this print is 9 1/2" x 12 3/4" printed on natural 80lb text vellum paper. A description of the work along with a brief bio of the Artist is printed on the reverse side of the print.

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As one of the ‘Regionalist triumvirate’, with Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood, he has been most often characterized as a faithful chronicler of rural life in Kansas. From 1916 to 1918 he was at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 1919 he began study in the studio of Harvey Dunn (1884–1952) in Tenafly, NJ. After seven years as an illustrator in and around New York, he went to Paris in 1926 to study with the Russian Academician Vasily Shukhayev. Ironically, it was on Curry’s return to the East Coast the following year that he began to earn his reputation
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