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John Steuart Curry

John Steuart Curry (1897-1946)

  • Born near Dunavant, Jefferson County
  • One of America's great triumverate of Regionalist painters
  • Commissioned to paint murals in the Kansas Statehouse
  • Tragic Prelude, his work of John Brown, is among the best known public art works in the world

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Coloring and activity sheets for Tragic Prelude -

intermediate or middle level