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sketch for the rotunda (Corn and Wheat)
  • John Steuart Curry
    1897–1946
    born: Dunavant, Kansas, United States ; died: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • sketch for the rotunda (Corn and Wheat), 1937
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 91.4 x 121.9 cm
    Canvas/Support: 36 x 48 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Burt, Hutchinson, Kansas
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0061
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Curved balcony at bottom of page. In the background is a wall with two paintings and a niche with a statue inside. In the left background is a painting of a field of corn. In the niche in the center background is a Native American statue. In the right background is a painting of a field with hay.