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The Missed Leap
  • John Steuart Curry, artist
    born: Dunavant, Kansas, United States ; died: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
    Associated American Artists, publisher
    active 1934–2000
  • The Missed Leap, 1934
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 458 x 247 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 1/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Swannie Smith Zink Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1959.0010
Catalogue raisonné

A man and woman on a trapeze. She is leaping towards him, but he only has her by one hand. There is a net in the lower left.