This heavily textured and vividly colored painting depicts a man sitting on a pumpkin in a field of pumpkins. He is holding a pumpkin, resting it on his knees, with his head turned away from the viewer looking toward trees in the distance.


  • Title: A Field of Pumpkins Grown for Seed
  • Creator: Jess
  • Date Created: 1965
  • Physical Dimensions: Unframed: 29 1/2 x 36 inches (74.93 x 91.44 cm) Framed: 34 x 40 1/2 x 3 3/8 inches (86.36 x 102.87 x 8.57 cm)
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Purchase: acquired through the generosity of the William T. Kemper Foundation---Commerce Bank, Trustee. Art @ The Jess Collins Trust
  • External Link: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  • Medium: Oil on canvas mounted on wood
  • Culture: American

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