Man, Ox-drawn Cart with Logs and Saw, Cow, Calf and Trough

  • W. S. Rosenbaum, Man, Ox-drawn Cart with Logs and Saw, Cow, Calf and Trough, after 1950, wood and metal, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.264A

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W. S. Rosenbaum probably made this group of carvings as a toy with movable arms and legs. Children could act out many different stories by changing the positions of the pieces. The ox-drawn cart, domestic animals, and the man’s clothing create a charming image of farm life.

Title
Man, Ox-drawn Cart with Logs and Saw, Cow, Calf and Trough
Artist
Date
after 1950
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
A (cart):11 1/8 x 37 3/8 x 16 5/8 in. (28.2 x 94.8 x 42.2 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson

Mediums
Mediums Description
wood and metal
Classifications
Keywords
  • Architecture – vehicle – cart
  • Figure male – knee length
  • Animal – cattle
Object Number
1986.65.264A
Palette
Linked Open Data
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