From Grant Wood to Grandma Moses, Great Artists Portrayed Steam Threshing Era

Regionalist painters like Thomas Hart Benton portrayed art of the harvest

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Dinner for Threshers by Grant Wood. The three-panel oil painting presents workers of the steam threshing era returning from the fields for dinner. 
Art ©Estate of Grant Wood/Licensed by VAGA, New York, N.Y.