National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of "Sheaf of Wheat" Shop Sign
Rendered by Robert Pohle (artist), 1935/1942
watercolor, graphite, and pen and ink on paper
overall: 41.5 x 31 cm (16 5/16 x 12 3/16 in.)
Index of American Design
1943.8.16891
Not on View
From the Tour: Woodcarving from the Index of American Design
Object 11 of 26

A much-admired shop sign was this sheaf of wheat, carved in relief by Clark Noble about 1900 for a bakery building. Heads and stems are carefully differentiated, while the simplicity of the sheaf's contour contributes to the total effect.

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