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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Steam Power by Lavern Kammerude. In this image, Kammerude places steam engine front and center; black smoke billows into a white-hot sky as threshers labor below.
Wisconsin HIstorical Society. Image WHi-34380