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John Edgar Platt [1886-1967]

[From the Community Collection, a public trust in Agincourt, Iowa.]

PLATT, John Edgar [1886-1967]

“The Giant Stride”

1918

color woodcut in eight colors / 6 5/8 inches by 16 3/16 inches / xxi from an edition of 150

Perhaps Platt’s most iconic print, “The Giant Stride” is among the earliest additions to the collection’s foundation established in 1915. It and two other Platt works — “Building the Trawler” and “Pilchard Fishing, Cornwall” — comprise three of our finest works by one of its best known artists.

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