Wheat! The Yield Should Run a Million Sacks
FES Title: Wheat! The yield should run a million Sacks.
Alternate Titles: Wheat (1925, 2001)
Date: 09/23/1924
Size: 25″H x 36″W
Medium: oil_single-prime-lincanvas
Type: illustration
Published: Ritchie, Robert Wells. “Wheat.” Country Gentleman, 8 November 1924: 3.
caption: His mules were sweating, his men were sweating, so that Lucky Jim Grannis might have a million-sack harvest.
Inscription: lr: F E Schoonover / ’24
Annotations: en verso: 1321
en verso on label on stretcher:
[Illustrat]ion for Wheat No. 1321 Sept 1924 / Part 1 Chap. III / “Wheat” / The yield should run a million sacks. / No man in the world had ever done / that – out a million sacks of wheat from / his own land.

Exhibitions: 1925 Washington; 2001 HSD
Comments: relined, restretched
TP 2/26/03; Form 2/28/03; index; edit
Provenance: Sold by artist to the Wilmington Trust Company, Wilmington, Delaware (June 17, 1942)