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sketch for Kansas Mother
  • John Steuart Curry
    born: Dunavant, Kansas, United States ; died: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • sketch for Kansas Mother, circa 1938–1939
  • Where object was made: Kansas, United States
  • chalk on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 52.71 x 31.75 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 3/4 x 12 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0012
Label Text

Red chalk drawing of a female figure with a knee-length dress. She is holding a baby in her arms. There are outlines of small children around the woman.