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Jessie and Jake, (painting)

Painter:
Benton, Thomas Hart 1889-1975
Subject:
Benton, Jessie
Medium:
Oil and tempera on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Kansas State University Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art 701 Beach Lane Manhattan Kansas 66506 Accession Number: 1999.16
Date:
1942
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. 96.
Summary:
Portrait of the artist's daughter Jessie Benton as a child dressed up like Little Red Riding Hood, with the family dog Jake portraying the wolf. The two stand amid a forest of white oak trees on a path that leads to the house of the artist's mother on Martha's Vineyard.
Topic:
Landscape--Forest
Landscape--Massachusetts--Martha's Vineyard
Portrait female--Child
Portrait female--Full length
Animal--Dog
Animal--Portrait--Jake
Literature--Character--Little Red Riding Hood
Literature--Perrault--Little Red Riding Hood
Control number:
IAP 16020014
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_398836

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