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Kansas Wheat Scene
  • Thomas Hart Benton
    born: Neosho, Missouri, United States ; died: Kansas City, Missouri, United States ; active: United States
  • Kansas Wheat Scene, 1953
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas mounted on plywood
  • Canvas/Support: 53.3 x 73 cm
    Canvas/Support: 21 x 28 3/4 in
    Frame Dimensions: 28 1/4 x 36 1/4 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Franklin D. Murphy
  • On view: Kress Gallery, 407, N8
  • 1996.0020
Label Text

Rural setting with two males on tractor pulling a combine through wheat field at center. A telephone pole dominates the foreground to the left of center. A dirt road at left runs into distant background, with telephone lines running parallel to the road.