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Gary Ernest Smith - Man with Potato Shovel 36" x 24"

Gary Ernest Smith - Man with Potato Shovel 36" x 24"

Regular price $12,000.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $12,000.00 USD
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Gary Ernest Smith (b. 1942)
Man with Potato Shovel, 1983

Oil on canvas
Canvas: 36” x 24”
Frame: 43.75” x 31.75”

Signed Lower Right: Gary E Smith
Verso: Titled and Signed

A strong figure of a working man stands over a sea of potatoes. Deep reds and hard lines emphasize power and strength. This scene is a portrayal of heroism and inherent nobility in working class America.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Colorado
Santa Fe Art Auction, December 3, 2016, Lot 151
Private Collection, Scottsdale, Arizona
Larsen Art Auction, 2022 Fall Larsen Art Auction, October 22, 2022, Lot 396
Private Collection, Utah

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