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Haying in Vermont
  • Norma Bassett Hall
    born: Halsey, Oregon, United States ; died: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
  • Haying in Vermont, circa 1940
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 230 x 304 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 286 x 356 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/16 x 11 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/4 x 14 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of Steven Schmidt, Class of 1958
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0141

This work, printed in subtle water-based inks following the example of Japanese woodblock prints, reminds us of the labor involved in putting up hay before the days of square or round bales. (Farm landscape, with three figures working field in front of farm buildings.)