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Near Sundown
  • Grant Wood
    born: near Anamosa, Iowa, United States ; died: Iowa City, Iowa, United States ; active: United States
  • Near Sundown, 1933
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on hardboard
  • Canvas/Support: 38.1 x 67.3 cm
    Canvas/Support: 15 x 26 1/2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 21 3/4 x 33 1/4 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. George Cukor
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, W1
  • 1959.0070
Label Text

Rolling hills with rounded trees of different shades of green and brown receding into the background. Upper right quadrant, cows follow a path in the distance. A small house in seen in the distance at top, left of center. Shadows darken the bottom and left side of the landscape.