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sketch for Tragic Prelude II (The Plainsman, Coronado, Padre Padilla)
  • John Steuart Curry
    1897–1946
    born: Dunavant, Kansas, United States ; died: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • sketch for Tragic Prelude II (The Plainsman, Coronado, Padre Padilla), 1937
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 67.3 x 94 cm
    Canvas/Support: 26 1/2 x 37 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Burt, Hutchinson, Kansas
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0060
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Dark standing figure left, with sun in background. Figure mounted on a horse right, with standing figure at his side. Male figure wearing a suit standing in arched doorway center.