Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Stallion
  • John Steuart Curry
    born: Dunavant, Kansas, United States ; died: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • The Stallion, 1941
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 50.7 x 91.4 cm
    Canvas/Support: 19 15/16 x 36 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Burt, Hutchinson, Kansas
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0064

There is a large brown horse (stallion) which occupies most of the picture plane with a full length figure to the left, wearing green and holding its reins. There is light coming from the top fight onto the back and neck of the horse.