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Turkeys

Artist:
Grandma Moses, born Greenwich, NY 1860-died Hoosick Falls, NY 1961  Search this
Medium:
oil on pressed wood
Dimensions:
16 × 24 in. (40.6 × 61.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1958
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\road  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
Landscape\weather\snow  Search this
Landscape\town  Search this
Animal\bird\turkey  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Kallir Family in memory of Otto Kallir
Copyright:
© Grandma Moses Properties Co., New York
Object number:
2017.34.1
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Painting and Sculpture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ae524dbf-adc8-4b1c-95bb-094abd420b9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2017.34.1

Me, the Axe, and the Wand

Artist:
James Surls, born Terrell, TX 1943  Search this
Medium:
pine, mahogany, oak, hickory and rattan
Dimensions:
125 1/2 x 53 x 26 in. (318.8 x 134.6 x 66.0 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1982
Topic:
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Barbara and Donald Zale in honor of George and Julie Tobolowsky and James and Charmaine Surls
Copyright:
© 1982, James Surls
Object number:
2005.27A-D
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ca2edb0e-6482-4da9-bdc4-e00bd3611e4a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2005.27A-D

Untitled (Legs Construction with Blue Man)

Artist:
Bill Traylor, born near Pleasant Hill, AL ca. 1853-died Montgomery, AL 1949  Search this
Medium:
opaque watercolor, pencil, and charcoal on paperboard
Dimensions:
12 3/4 × 10 1/2 in. (32.4 × 26.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1940-1942
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Animal\bird  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
Recreation\leisure\smoking  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Figure\fragment\leg  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Copyright:
© 1994, Bill Traylor Family Trust
Object number:
2016.14.3
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Graphic Arts
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk735b11fa8-bd5c-4911-bf12-3ea1bbab98d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.14.3

Aquatic Capture, from the suite World in a Box

Artist:
Mark Dion, born New Bedford, MA 1961  Search this
Medium:
cyanotype and screenprint
Dimensions:
7 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (19.8 × 21.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
2015
Topic:
Object\tool\shovel  Search this
Object\tool\rake  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Object\tool\hoe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by Edward Kuhlman
Copyright:
© 2015, Mark Dion
Object number:
2016.27.1.5
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk798d23850-fb03-48f8-96ac-0b6f7a5bedab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.27.1.5

Self-Portrait (Indian Brave)

Artist:
Miles Burkholder Carpenter, born Brownstown, PA 1889-died Petersburg, VA 1985  Search this
Sitter:
Miles Burkholder Carpenter  Search this
Miles Burkholder Carpenter  Search this
Medium:
wood, wool, linen, feathers, metal, paint and fur
Dimensions:
overall: 68 x 26 5/8 x 40 in. (172.7 x 67.7 x 101.6 cm.) A (man): 68 x 26 5/8 x 40 in. (172.7 x 67.7 x 101.6 cm.) B (hatchet): 11 3/4 x 6 x 1 in. (29.8 x 15.3 x 2.6 cm.) C (bow): 44 x 1 1/8 x 3 1/4 in. (111.7 x 2.9 x 8.3 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Folk Art
Date:
1967
Topic:
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Occupation\art\sculptor  Search this
Portrait male\self-portrait  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1993.40A-C
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d71256cb-c968-4c4d-8fc0-326d57aac99e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.40A-C

Untitled (man cutting down tree)

Artist:
Arnold Wiltz, born Berlin, Germany 1889-died Kingston, NY 1937  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving
Dimensions:
10 3/8 x 7 3/4 in. (26.4 x 19.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1936
Topic:
Occupation\industry\lumber  Search this
Landscape\forest  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Milton M. Rose
Object number:
1995.90.1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f96f6102-1f64-414f-bca0-05789b822391
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1995.90.1

Lumbering in Winter, from Every Saturday: A Journal of Choice Reading, January 28, 1871

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (29.9 x 22.2 cm) sheet: 14 3/4 x 11 1/8 in. (37.5 x 28.2 cm) irregular
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1871
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\industry\lumber  Search this
Landscape\forest  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
Landscape\weather\snow  Search this
Object\tool\axe  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:
1996.63.175
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk716869dea-6918-4de4-829f-9f60cd047738
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.63.175

Fertility

Artist:
Claire Falkenstein, born Coos Bay, OR 1908-died Venice, CA 1997  Search this
Medium:
polychromed ash
Dimensions:
38 1/2 x 17 x 11 3/4 in. (97.8 x 43.2 x 29.8 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1941
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Claire Falkenstein McCarthy Trust
Object number:
1998.24.1
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 49B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bd7c17ba-e9cf-4141-9ab9-36fb959b991c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.24.1

(Study for Lenin Memorial)

Artist:
William Zorach, born Eurburg, Lithuania 1889-died Bath, ME 1966  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 7/8 x 15 3/4 in. (48.1 x 40.0 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1934
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Study  Search this
Landscape\U.S.S.R.\Leningrad  Search this
Monument\memorial\Lenin  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Study\sculpture study  Search this
Object\tool\jackhammer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tessim Zorach
Object number:
1970.65.189
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cb0ccf34-8414-4494-91a9-46012cfbf27e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1970.65.189

Setting a Beaver Trap

Artist:
Henry Wolf, born Eckwersheim, Alsace 1852-died New York City 1916  Search this
Copy after:
A. B. Frost, born Philadelphia, PA 1851-died Pasadena, CA 1928  Search this
Publisher:
Harper's Monthly  Search this
Medium:
photomechanical wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 4 7/8 x 7 1/4 in. (12.4 x 18.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Mechanical Reproduction
Date:
1888
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\water  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\hunter\trapper  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1973.130.31
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75329524d-c2e8-41b1-94d0-fdac2be22064
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.130.31

Two Hobos

Artist:
Gyula Zilzer, born Budapest, Hungary 1898-died New York City 1969  Search this
Medium:
drypoint
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Performing arts\music\flute  Search this
State of being\other\homeless  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Evander Childs High School, Bronx, New York through the General Services Administration
Object number:
1975.83.100
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73690df80-fb67-482c-b17e-0c2adf280638
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1975.83.100

The Blockmaker

Artist:
Edgar Melville Ward, born Urbana, OH 1839-died New York City 1915  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
25 3/8 x 21 1/4 in. (64.4 x 53.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\craft\woodworker  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Object\furniture\stool  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\store  Search this
Object\tool\lathe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of William T. Evans
Object number:
1912.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 14B
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75af6ef8a-f81f-4d75-8095-29914fbb980b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1912.2.1

Tree Surgeons

Artist:
Hyman J. Warsager, born New York City 1909-died New York City 1974  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
17 3/4 x 12 3/8 in. (45.1 x 31.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Landscape\tree  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Object\tool\rope  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.279
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Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk767e4c081-c356-4b9d-a830-341ee891210c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.72.279

Seedling

Artist:
Lynd Ward, born Chicago, IL 1905-died Reston, VA 1985  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 7 7/8 x 6 in. (20.0 x 15.2 cm) sheet: 13 x 10 in. (33.0 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1950
Topic:
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\farm\sowing  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Frank McClure
Object number:
1979.98.232
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e17f2a56-0049-4cb2-aa2c-29cf201877b5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.98.232

Ceremonial Axe Head

Artist:
Harold Tovish, born New York City 1921-died Albuquerque, NM 2008  Search this
Medium:
bronze on wood base
Dimensions:
7 1/8 x 13 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (18.1 x 34.4 x 3.9 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1977
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Figure\fragment\skull  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Sara Roby Foundation
Object number:
1986.6.80
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a23536f2-8974-41fb-8743-82bc31d5c50d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.6.80

(Two Workers Talking)

Artist:
Daniel Rhodes, born Fort Dodge, IA 1911-died Reno, NV 1989  Search this
Medium:
charcoal and pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (39.7 x 34.9 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1933-1943
Topic:
Landscape\building  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.75
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a8a4e600-6a9d-4071-b045-b368a289669a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.75

CCC Boy, Winter Costume

Artist:
Sterling Smeltzer, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
23 7/8 x 20 in. (60.8 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1936
Topic:
Occupation\industry\lumber  Search this
Figure male\bust  Search this
Landscape\forest  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.90
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk746e6e271-8598-4a13-a1b5-9c84052eaf2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.90

He Drove His Cohort of the Sons of Might Rome

Artist:
John Sloan, born Lock Haven, PA 1871-died Hanover, NH 1951  Search this
Medium:
crayon on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 22 7/8 x 19 7/8 in. (58.1 x 50.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1907
Topic:
Recreation\leisure\smoking  Search this
Occupation\labor  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Animal\dog\dachshund  Search this
Object\tool\shovel  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1966.98.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cf51eb63-8154-49a1-9dbe-9e17e8ff4967
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.98.1

Young Farmers

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
gouache and pen and ink with pencil on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
image: 11 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (29.2 x 33.6 cm) irregular
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Occupation\farm\sowing  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\farmhouse  Search this
Object\other\wheel  Search this
Object\tool\water pump  Search this
Figure group\male and female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1095
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Department:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk790f758b1-6048-4600-9ec2-7f359d6ca57f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1095

Post Cutter

Artist:
Merritt Mauzey, born Clifton, TX 1898-died Dallas, TX 1973  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 1/4 x 12 5/8 in. (41.1 x 32.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure male\waist length  Search this
Recreation\leisure\smoking  Search this
Occupation\labor  Search this
Object\tool\axe  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\tent  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist in memory of his wife, Maggie
Object number:
1969.50.32
Restrictions & Rights:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk743edcbc1-2d53-46ba-ae90-2ab87bf2fc78
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1969.50.32

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