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Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(1324) On Went the Steam Wagon Through the Parting Waves of Wheat

1324
On Went the Steam Wagon Through the Parting Waves of Wheat
FES Title: on went the steam wagon through the parting waves of wheat
Alternate Titles:
Date: 10/10/1924
Size: 32″H x 44″W
Medium: oil-Russian-Linen
Type: illustration
Published: Ritchie, Robert Wells. “Wheat.” Country Gentleman, November 15, 1924: 3.
caption: Now Luke and Helga were abreast of the living spearhead of fire driving to cross their course and envelop them.
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’24
Annotations: en verso on label on stretcher: Illustration for Part 3 No. 1324 Oct. 1924. Chap X: “On went the steam wagon through the parting waves of wheat. Now they were about abreast of the hissing spearhead driving to cross their course and envelope them.”
Exhibitions:
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Commentary:
Provenance: Artist to Robert Wells Ritchie, Carmel California
[1924]; private collection, Los Angeles, California [1943]; private collection, Studio City, California [1973]; Butterfield and Butterfield, San Francisco [1987]; Grand Central Art Gallery, New York; private collection
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