Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spring Shower (Western Kansas Landscape)

Artist:
John Steuart Curry (American, Dunavant, Kansas 1897–1946 Madison, Wisconsin)
Date:
1931
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
29 7/8 x 43 7/8 in. (75.9 x 111.4 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.84
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right): John Steuart Curry/ 1931
Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "American Paintings Since Sargent, Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art," October 4–31, 1940, brochure no. 10.

Akron Art Institute. March 1947.

Kent, Conn. Kent School. September 12–November 29, 1955.

Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University. "A Retrospective Exhibition of Work by John Steuart Curry," October 7–November 2, 1956, unnumbered cat.

Lawrence. University of Kansas Museum of Art. "John Steuart Curry, 1897–1946," April 13–May 24, 1957, no. 17.

Iowa. Cedar Rapids Art Center. "John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood: A Portrait of Rural America," December 15, 1980–April 20, 1981, no. 29.

Iowa City. The University of Iowa Museum of Art. "Plain Pictures: Images of the American Prairie," August 17–November 3, 1996, unnumbered cat. (fig. 75).

Fort Worth. Amon Carter Museum. "Plain Pictures: Images of the American Prairie," November 23, 1998–February 25, 1997, unnumbered cat.

Madison, Wis. Elvehjem Museum of Art. "John Steuart Curry: Inventing the Middle West," March 7–May 17, 1998, unnumbered cat. (pl. 23).

San Francisco. M. H. de Young Memorial Museum. "John Steuart Curry: Inventing the Middle West," June 13–August 30, 1998, unnumbered cat.

Kansas City, Mo. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. "John Steuart Curry: Inventing the Middle West," October 11, 1998–January 3, 1999, unnumbered cat.

Albany. New York State Museum. "Twentieth-Century American Landscapes from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 29–November 4, 2001, no catalogue.

Laurence E. Schmeckebier. John Steuart Curry's Pageant of America. New York, 1943, pp. 129–30, 135, fig. 86.



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