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Catalog Number X1966.21.12
Title ANACONDA PLANT
Object Name Painting
Artist Sample, Paul (1896-1974)
Dimensions H-17.75 W-23.5 inches
Medium Watercolor/Gouache/Paperboard
Date 1936
Notes This painting was part of a series of illustrations commissioned by Fortune Magazine for an article which was titled "Anaconda Copper." The article was published in two parts, appearing in the December 1936 (pp. 82-95 and 225-232) and January 1937 (pp. 70-70 and 134-139) issues.

It is a depiction of an industrial scene. There is a small train in the foreground; a variety of industrial buildings in the middle distance; and a large smokestack on a low, rounded hill in the distant background. Predominant colors of browns, grays, and dark reds. "Anaconda Plant" is written in small letters on the bottom edge slightly to right of center.
Search Terms Anaconda Copper
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