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John Resting, (painting)

Painter:
Davison, Edmund Linton 1877-1944
Subject:
Unidentified
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
African American
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Kansas State University Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art 701 Beach Lane Manhattan Kansas 66506 Accession Number: 1935.1
Date:
1935
Notes:
North, Bill, "To Build Up a Rich Collection: Selected Works from the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art," Manhattan: Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 2003, pg. 30.
Summary:
Portrait of an African-American man seated at the foot of a tree, his back resting against the tree trunk, his body slumped over, and his head down as he sleeps. He wears a pair of blue overalls, and a straw hat rests in the grass beside his right foot. Behind him, two oars are propped up against the tree trunk.
Topic:
Landscape--Tree
Portrait male--Full length
Portrait male--John
State of Being--Other--Sleep
Ethnic
Dress--Accessory--Hat
Control number:
IAP 16020004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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