Detail View: Clyfford Still Archives:

View of a field with an unidentified farmer guiding a horse-drawn combine harvester, in profile
Creation Date: 
ca. 1931
Work Creator Name: 
Still, Clyfford
Work Display Measurement: 
2 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches (7.3025 x 11.7475 cm)
Work Material Medium Name: 
black-and-white film
Work Material Support Name: 
Work Technique Name: 
black-and-white photography
Current Work Location Name: 
Clyfford Still Museum
Creation Location: 
Bow Island, Alberta, Canada
Work Description: 
This black and white photograph depicts an unidentified farmer guiding a horse-drawn combine harvester against a flat, featureless landscape near Bow Island, Alberta, Canada. A team of six horses projects the machine forward. Photographed from the edge of the field, the figures appear in profile. In the foreground, a pile of rocks rests before a wire fence. The expanse of the sky dominates the background of the image.
Work Rights Statement: 
© City and County of Denver/ ARS, NY
Image Date Type: 
Image Type Format: 
Image Holding Institution: 
Clyfford Still Museum
Image Collection Name: 
CSM Archival Collection: Objects
Image Rights Statement: 
Photo: Clyfford Still, courtesy the Clyfford Still Archives
Image Capture Hardware: 
Epson Expression 10000XL
Image Capture Operating System: 
Macintosh OS X 10.8.4
Image Cataloger Role: 
Digital Imaging Assistant