The Progress of Civilization: Science and Art (mural study, State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa)

  • Kenyon Cox, The Progress of Civilization: Science and Art (mural study, State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa), 1905-1906, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Allyn Cox, 1959.10.5

Title
The Progress of Civilization: Science and Art (mural study, State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa)
Artist
Date
1905-1906
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
24 1/8 x 15 in. (61.2 x 38.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Allyn Cox

Mediums
Mediums Description
oil on canvas
Classifications
Keywords
  • Allegory – arts and sciences – science
  • Figure group – female – nude
  • State of being – mood – meditation
  • Cityscape – Iowa – Des Moines
  • Object – other – globe
  • Study – mural study
  • Landscape
  • Object – written matter – book
Object Number
1959.10.5
Palette
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