Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Pioneer Mother
  • John Steuart Curry
    born: Dunavant, Kansas, United States ; died: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • The Pioneer Mother, 1941–1942
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gouache, charcoal pencil
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 508 x 381 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20 x 15 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Daniel Bradley Schuster
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0096
Label Text

Costume design. Female in blue bonnet holding a bundled child. Figure of wheat in background.