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A black ink on paper woodcut of a man sitting inside a barn door working while it rains outside, by Herschel Logan. Logan, one of the Prairie Printmakers, , executed this work in 1924, and said it was a sketch of a "rainy day at the old boyhood farm near Winfield." 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, in his retirement, where he died on December 8, 1987.
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Item Number: 222129
KSHS Identifier: 1977.170.27
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Artists
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Printmaking - Prairie Print Makers
Date - 1920s - 1924
Environment - Weather - Storms - Rain
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Original Art - Picture - Genre
People - Notable Kansans - Logan, Herschel C., 1901-1987
Places - Cities and towns - Winfield
Places - Counties - Cowley
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts