First Edition of John Steuart Curry's Pageant of America; With a Two Page Original Painting by Curry; Signed by Him
John Steuart Curry’s Pageant of America.
Schmeckebier, Laurence E. (John Steuart Curry).$2,000.00
Item Number: 74015
New York: American Artists Group, 1943.
First edition of this work on the artist of John Steuart Curry. Octavo, original cloth. With a two page original watercolor by John Steuart Curry of cows in a pasture. It is inscribed, “For Madeline and Tom John Steuart Curry.” Rare and desirable with such a large painting.
John Steuart Curry was noted for his paintings depicting life in his home state, Kansas. Along with Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood, he was hailed as one of the three great painters of American Regionalism of the first half of the twentieth century.