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A black ink on long fiber board paper woodcut of snow falling on a country house, by Herschel Logan. Logan, one of the Prairie Printmakers, executed this work in 1930. According to Logan, this was "taken from an early photograph." Logan was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri, and the family moved to Winfield, Kansas, shortly afterwards. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. He worked as an advertising artist in Salina until his retirement in 1968. He moved to Santa Ana, California, where he died December 8, 1987.
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Item Number: 222128
KSHS Identifier: 1977.170.23
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Artists
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Printmaking - Prairie Print Makers
Date - 1930s - 1930
Environment - Weather - Storms - Snow and blizzards
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Original Art - Picture - Genre
People - Notable Kansans - Logan, Herschel C., 1901-1987
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929-1941
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts