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Artist Curry, John Steuart
Title Hogs Killing a Rattlesnake
Date 1930
Year Range from 1930.0
Year Range to 1930.0
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-19.28 W-24.4 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.006.007
Object Name Painting
Provenance Associated American Artists, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1943; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography Life Magazine, Nov 29, 1943
"University of Arizona Collection of American Art," U of A, 1947, #18.
"C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," U of A, 1961, cat. #18, page 32.
Schmeckebier, Lawrence E. "John Steuart Curry's Pageant of America," American Artists Group, 1943, page 30.
Exhibitions History "An Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings From the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr 7-27, 1943, M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, Aug 1943, cat. no. 12; "Paintings from the Collections of the University of Arizona," circulated: Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, Des Moines, IA, Kansas Art Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1962-1963.

Obj. File: "Arizona Collects Twentieth Century Paintings," Tucson Museum of Art, Jan 18 - Mar 23, 1986; "Twentieth-Century American Art: Selections from Arizona Collections," Phoenix Art Museum, Aug 26-Oct 2, 1988;
"American Visions: Selections from the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," UAMA (Hanson Gallery), Nov 22, 2013-March 24, 2014.
Subjects Representational
Animals
Pigs
Snakes
Trees
Fruit
American Regionalism
Hogs
Oil painting