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Man, Ox-drawn Cart with Logs and Saw, Cow, Calf and Trough

Man, Ox-drawn Cart with Logs and Saw, Cow, Calf and Trough
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Artist
W. S. Rosenbaum, n.d.
Date
after 1950
Type
Sculpture
Folk Art
Medium
wood and metal
Dimensions
A (cart):11 1/8 x 37 3/8 x 16 5/8 in. (28.2 x 94.8 x 42.2 cm.)
Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Restrictions & Rights
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Object number
1986.65.264A
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W. S. Rosenbaum probably made this group of carvings as a toy with movable arms and legs. Children could act out many different stories by changing the positions of the pieces. The ox-drawn cart, domestic animals, and the man’s clothing create a charming image of farm life.
Data Source
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Department
Painting and Sculpture