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Ginnin' Cotton (mural study, Leland, Mississippi Post Office)

ca. 1940 Stuart R. Purser Born: Stamps, Arkansas 1907 Died: Gainesville, Florida 1986 oil on canvas mounted on paperboard 15 x 35 7/8 in. (38.1 x 91.2 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service 1965.18.28 Not currently on view


Keywords

Animal - horse

Architecture Exterior - industry - factory

Architecture - vehicle - wagon

Ethnic - African-American

Figure group

Landscape - Mississippi

Occupation - farm - harvesting

Occupation - industry - manufacturing

Occupation - other - slave

Study - mural study

New Deal - Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture - Mississippi

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

paperboard

About Stuart R. Purser

Born: Stamps, Arkansas 1907 Died: Gainesville, Florida 1986