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Inscription

lower left: c GRANT WOOD 1939

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Stasburger, White Plains, New York; bequest 1982 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1981
John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood: A Portrait of Rural America, Cedar Rapids Art Center; Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University; Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1981, no. 148.
1985
America in Transition: Benton and His Contemporaries, 1920-1940, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1985.
1987
Extended loan for use by Vice President and Mrs. George Bush, Vice President's House, Washington, D.C., 1987-1989.
1990
Loan to display with permanent collection, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 1990-1991.
1991
One-Hundredth Birthday Anniversary Celebration, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 1991.
1994
Barn Again, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., 1994, no cat.
1995
Grant Wood: An American Master Revealed, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; Davenport Museum of Art, Iowa; Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts, 1995-1996, no. 55, pl. 9.
2000
Illusions of Eden: Visions of the American Heartland, Columbus Mus. of Art; Palais Liechtenstein, Vienna; Ludwig Mus., Budapest; Madison Art Center; Wash. Pavilion of Arts and Sciences, Sioux Falls, 2000-2001, no. 9, repro. (shown only in Columbus).
2008
Walt Disneys wunderbare Welt und ihre Wurzeln in der europäischen Kunst, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich; Helsinki Art Museum, 2008-2009, no. 90.
Bibliography
1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 182, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 384, repro.