OUR GOOD EARTH KEEP IT OUR, Origiinal WWII Vintage Poster(199 views)
Description: OUR GOOD EARTH KEEP IT OUR, original WWII antique World War II vintage poster by John Steuart Curry, 1942. OUR GOOD EARTH KEEP IT OUR, archival linen backed, excellent condition, ready to frame, with Certificate of Authenticity. Rare original World War II original military poster. Subtle sales pitches to buy war bonds. A Renoir-esque rendering of a farmer in a field of wheat near the words: "Our Good Earth ... Keep It Ours, BUY WAR BONDS." Curry’s image, OUR GOOD EARTH KEEP IT OUR, of a young farmer in a Kansas wheat field with two children playing at his side symbolized the power of American agriculture. Analogizing the heartland of America with “The Good Earth” and imploring Americans to keep it that way Curry’s primary artistic contribution to the war effort. Curry is known as one of America’s greatest painters of the heartland and for depicting in his home state of Kansas. He, along with Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood, were hailed as the three great painters of American Regionalism of the first half of the 20th century. This is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed, and in excellent condition. A Certificate of Authenticity comes with all of our posters.
Condition Report: original WWII lithograph; very good to excellent condition; archival linen backed; ready to frame
Dimensions: 14 1/8" x 22"
Artist or Maker: John Steuart Curry (1897 - 1946)
Medium: offset lithograph with archival linen backing
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