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A black ink on rag paper woodcut showing cows grazing and resting under a tree. The artist described this as a "composite scene of a typical Kansas vista." Noonday Rest was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Item Number: 220477
KSHS Identifier: 1977.170.35
Agriculture - Livestock - Cattle
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Artists
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Printmaking - Prairie Print Makers
Date - 1930s - 1938
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Original Art - Picture - Nature
People - Notable Kansans - Logan, Herschel C., 1901-1987
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929-1941
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts