Catalog Archive
Auction 184, Lot 174

"Paul Sample's America Its Soil",

Subject: United States

Period: 1946 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

32.8 x 22.3 inches
83.3 x 56.6 cm
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This superb pictorial map highlights the farming, agriculture and natural beauty of the continental United States. Hardworking immigrants are seen plowing the fields, herding livestock, and milking cows, and the map portrays the United States as a land of fertile soil and great bounty. The map was created by Paul Sample and published by Associate American Artists as part of a series of three lithographic maps, including William Gropper's America Its Folklore and Aaron Bohrod’s America: Its History, designed to celebrate American geography, history and culture.


Condition: A

There are a couple of tiny tears and minor creases along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $650 - $800

Sold for: $750

Closed on 9/15/2021