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Tree Planting Group
  • Grant Wood
    1891–1942
    born: near Anamosa, Iowa, United States ; died: Iowa City, Iowa, United States ; active: United States
    George Charles Miller, printer
    1894–1965
    born: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
    Associated American Artists, publisher
    active 1934–2000
  • Tree Planting Group, 1937
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Paper Type: Rives BFK wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 217 x 278 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 10 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Curtis Besinger
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0041
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Black-and-white image of a tree planting scene. Two men in foreground hold shovels. Man at left has his left foot placed on the shovel. There is a small hole with dirt mound at BR. In background at TR there is a woman holding a tree sapling with two young girls standing beside her. In background at TL there are girls on the porch and boys standing in front watching the men dig. Boy at far left holds a shovel. Rolling hills and clear sky in background.