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Ralston Crawford

Crawford, Ralston, 1906–78, American painter, b. St. Catherine's, Ont. Crawford's paintings are marked by precise detail, flat color, and the simplification of form. His works portray the American city and industrial machinery. Steel Foundry (1936) and Grain Elevators from the Bridge (1942) are in the Whitney Museum, New York City.

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