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Harvest Scene

Artist:
Jules Emile Zingg, French, born Montbeliard, France 1882-died Paris, France 1942  Search this
Medium:
charcoal
Dimensions:
13 3/4 x 8 in. (34.9 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1912
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Landscape\farm  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Republic of France
Object number:
1915.11.81
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Department:
Graphic Arts
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Song of the Lark

Artist:
Henry Wolf, born Eckwersheim, Alsace 1852-died New York City 1916  Search this
Medium:
photomechanical wood engraving on paper
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1901
Topic:
Landscape\farm  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Occupation\other\peasant  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Homage\Breton, Jules  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1973.130.186
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There Was a Vision

Artist:
George Melvin Smith, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
tempera
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Landscape\farm  Search this
Animal\cattle  Search this
Landscape\plant\wheat  Search this
Object\tool\plow  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1974.89.14
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The Arts of Peace

Artist:
James Earle Fraser, born Winona, MN 1876-died Westport, CT 1953  Search this
Medium:
cast plaster
Dimensions:
43 x 23 1/4 x 42 1/8 in. (109.2 x 59.0 x 107.0 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Animal\horse  Search this
Figure male\nude  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Allegory\civic\peace  Search this
Object\foliage\wheat  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Commission of Fine Arts
Object number:
1975.95.1
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Farmer Leaning on Staff in Field

Artist:
Frank McClure, born Lafayette, IN 1896-died Washington, DC 1979  Search this
Medium:
ink
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Landscape\farm  Search this
Figure male\knee length  Search this
Occupation\farm\farmer  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Architecture Exterior\farm\silo  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Frank McClure
Object number:
1979.98.429
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Department:
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Picture #6, from the Appalshop, Inc., Documentary Survey Project

Artist:
Will Endres, active NC 1970s  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1977
Topic:
Figure male\knee length  Search this
Landscape\plant\weed  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.432
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Turkey 1995

Artist:
Rosalind Solomon, born Highland Park, IL 1930  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 3/4 x 16 in. (50.2 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1995
Topic:
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Figure female\fragment  Search this
Landscape\plant\grass  Search this
Landscape\Turkey  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist in memory of Harryette Cohn
Object number:
1995.17.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1995, Rosalind Solomon
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New York Central Lines For Valor Medal (Obverse) [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Aitken, Robert 1878-1949  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Allegory--Quality--Courage  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Train  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Object--Tool--Scythe  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0030057
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_30058

News of the Nomination [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Henry, Edward Lamson 1841-1919  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape--Road  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Wagon  Search this
Object--Tool--Scythe  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0042513
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Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_42514

Whatsoever a Man Soweth

Artist:
Lee Lawrie, born Rixford, Germany 1877-died Easton, MD 1963  Search this
Founder:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Commissioner:
Society of Medallic Arts  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1932
Topic:
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\farm\sowing  Search this
Object\foliage\wheat  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle
Object number:
1972.167.8
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Growth of Democracy in Illinois (mural study, Decatur, Illinois Post Office)

Artist:
Edward Millman, born Chicago, IL 1907-died Woodstock, NY 1964  Search this
Medium:
tempera on fiberboard
Dimensions:
12 x 36 in. (30.5 x 91.4 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1937
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\industry\lumber  Search this
Study\mural study  Search this
Occupation\other\slave  Search this
Allegory\civic\democracy  Search this
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\Illinois  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
History\United States\Illinois  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1974.28.8
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"The great law of culture is: let each become all that he was created capable of being: expand, if possible, to his full growth; and show himself at length in his own shape and stature, be these what they may."--Thomas Carlyle. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

Artist:
Miguel García Vivancos, Spanish, born Mazarrón, Spain 1895-died Cordova, Spain 1972  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
19 3/4 x 24 1/8 in. (50.2 x 61.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1965
Topic:
State of being\mood\meditation  Search this
Figure group\male  Search this
Animal\cat  Search this
Architecture\detail\fireplace  Search this
Figure female\full length  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America
Object number:
1984.124.299
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
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Cultivadores para un futuro de Desarrollo Comun

Artist:
Malaquias Montoya, born Albuquerque, NM 1938  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
image: 23 1/8 x 17 5/8 in. (58.7 x 44.8 cm) sheet: 23 1/8 x 17 5/8 in. (58.7 x 44.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
after 1965
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Animal\bird  Search this
Ethnic\Hispanic  Search this
Allegory\civic\unity  Search this
Object\fruit\orange  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto
Object number:
1995.50.48
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1965, Malaquias Montoya
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The Last Load, from Appletons' Journal of Literature, Science, and Art, August 7, 1869

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (11.5 x 16.5 cm) sheet: 10 7/8 x 7 5/8 in. (27.6 x 19.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1869
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Landscape\farm  Search this
Object\tool\rake  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.135
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The Veteran in a New Field, from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 13, 1867

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 4 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (10.7 x 18.4 cm) sheet: 16 x 11 1/4 in. (40.6 x 28.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1867
Topic:
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\military\veteran  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.157
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Making Hay, from Harper's Weekly, July 6, 1872

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 9 1/4 x 14 in. (23.5 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1872
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Object\foliage\hay  Search this
Literature\Harper's Weekly  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.79
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Graphic Arts
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Man with Scythe (Self-Portrait)

Artist:
Steve Ashby, born Delaplane, VA 1904-died Delaplane, VA 1980  Search this
Sitter:
Steve Ashby  Search this
Medium:
wood, cloth, paint, metal, hair, string, and nuts
Dimensions:
66 1/4 x 19 5/8 x 16 3/4 in. (168.3 x 49.9 x 42.7 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1977
Topic:
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\tool\scythe  Search this
Portrait male\self-portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1997.124.48
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Department:
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National Archives Building, Model for Seals of the Federal Government: Agriculture [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Aitken, Robert 1878-1949  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Emblem--Seal  Search this
Figure male  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Agriculture  Search this
Object--Tool--Scythe  Search this
Object--Foliage--Wheat  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0030049
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:siris_jul_30050

Man with Scythe [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Dodge, William de Leftwich 1867-1935  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1928
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Object--Tool--Scythe  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0000385
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Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Harvesting Food in North America [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
Egas, Camilo 1889-1962  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation--Farm--Farmer  Search this
Object--Tool--Plow  Search this
Object--Tool--Scythe  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Tractor  Search this
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0060699
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_60700

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