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The Battle of Gre...
Mardon, Allan | Painting | w...
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6.01 | 1931 - | H: 76 in, width: 136 in | The Battle of Greasy Grass | Museum Purchase with funds from the William E. Weiss Memorial Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon H. Barrows, and the Franklin A. West Memorial Fund | The events of the two-day "Battle of Greasy Grass" near Hardin, Montana unfold in Mardon's artistic reconstruction of historic facts. The artist's unique style is marked by an expressive utilization of stylized figures rendered in rich, intense colors. Mardon studied historical accounts prior to composing the work, and describes the painting as "an artistic, not a literal, representation of the events and movements of troops and is not to scale." His style is influenced by both Indian hide paintings and ledger art. | UL: CEMETARY RIDGE; UC: KEOGH 500/NYE-CARTRIGHT RIDGE; UR: THE BATTLE OF GREASY GRASS/THE LITTLE BIG HORN/SUNDAY/JUNE/2th5 1876/SHARPSHOOTER'S RIDGE/RENO HILL/440/700; center: 5:20/5:20/CUSTER HILL/CALHOUN HILL L/4:30/DEEP RAVINE/DEEP COULEE/MEDICINE TAIL COULEE/WEIR POINT 5:35; CR:WATER CARRIER'S RAVINE/H/D/K; LL: GREASY GRASS/BRULE/SANS ARC/MINNECONJOU/CHEYENNE/OGLALLA/BLACKFEET/HUNKPAPA; LR: Allan Mardon '96 | BBHC Cody Enterprise column: “Your Museum Matters” – July 1, 2009 From our collection: Contemporary artist Allan Mardon brings vibrant color and stylized figures to “The Battle of Greasy Grass” (aka Little Bighorn). Influenced by Native American accounts of the battle, Indian hide paintings, and ledger art, Mardon says the work is “an artistic, not a literal, representation of the events and movements of troops.” The painting recounts the battle from multiple perspectives and times, with Sitting Bull, for example, appearing in four different locations to show his movements through the course of the two-day battle. In the redesigned Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Mardon’s work is accompanied by an interactive touch screen computer that lets visitors explore details of the painting and the history of its subject. The painting’s placement in the gallery juxtaposes it with the historic Edgar Paxson painting Custer’s Last Stand, painted almost one hundred years earlier. Credit: Allan Mardon (b. 1931). The Battle of Greasy Grass, 1996. Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming. Museum Purchase with funds from William E. Weiss Memorial Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon H. Barrows, and the Franklin A. West Memorial Fund. 6.01 | 6.01.jpg | 6.01.jpg | 6.01c.jpg | 6.01l.jpg | 6.01r.jpg | 6.01.jpg | 6.01.web.jpg | Painting | wooden frame with painted tin figures | oil on linen | Mardon, Allan

Weathered Horse B...
Smith, Gary Ernest | Paintin...
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60.09 | 2008 | sight height: 24 in, sight width: 36 in, Frame height: 30.75 in, Frame width: 42.75 in | Weathered Horse Barn | Gift of The Alexander Bodini Foundation, in memory of Alexander Bodini | arrived croked in frame, will be reset | 60.09.jpg | Painting | oil on linen | Smith, Gary Ernest

View from Tres Or...
Parker, Geoff | Painting | o...
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2.13 | 2012 | H: 30 in, width: 40 in, Frame height: 36 in, Frame width: 46 in, frame depth: 3 in | View from Tres Orejas | Gift of the Mary A.H. Rumsey Foundation | LL: GParker | 2.13dtl.jpg | 2.13.jpg | Landscape | Painting | oil on linen | Parker, Geoff

Summer on the Bea...
Oberg, Ralph E. | Painting |...
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12.09 | 2008 | H: 10 in, width: 12 in, Frame height: 14.25 in, Frame width: 16.25 in | Summer on the Beartooth | Gift of the artist | Reverse: Gifted by the Artist to the Whitney Gallery of Western Art on its 50th Anniverssary June 2009 | "Summer on the Beartooth" oil on lines \ 10 x 12 | (c) Ralph E. Oberg | Painted on location: Near Longlake, Beartooth Highway, WY, Aug. 2008 | One (1) painting, oil on linen, Title: Summer on the Beartooth, artist: Ralph Oberg, 10 x 12 inches, framed: 14.25 x 16.25 inches | Painted on location: Near Longlake, Beartooth Highway, WY, Aug. 2008 | 12.09.jpg | Beartooth Mountains | Wyoming | Painting | oil on linen | Oberg, Ralph E.

End of Winter, Ol...
Lawson, T. Allen | Painting ...
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5.11 | 2008 | sight height: 23 in, sight width: 33.25 in, Frame height: 33 in, Frame width: 43.5 in, frame depth: 2.75 in | End of Winter, Old Yellowstone Highway | Museum purchase with funds from Carlene Lebous and Harris Haston, Alan and Ann Simpson, and anonymous donations | on back: "END OF WINTER, OLD YELLOWSTONE HIGHWAY" | One painting in frame; End of Winter, Old Yellowstone Highway; by T. Allen Lawson; oil on linen; 24 x 34 inches | 5.11.JPG | Yellowstone Highway | winter | Painting | oil on linen | T. Allen Lawson (b. 1963) End of Winter, Old Yellowstone Highway 2008, oil on canvas Museum purchase with funds from Carlene Lebous and Harris Haston, Alan and Ann Simpson, and anonymous donations, 5.11 | Lawson, T. Allen

Autumn Landscape
Aspevig, Clyde | Painting | ...
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12.08.2 | 2007 | H: 20 in, width: 16 in, Frame height: 24.625 in, Frame width: 20.625 in | Autumn Landscape | Gift of the artist | LL: C Aspevig | 12.08.2.jpg | Aspen | tree | Painting | oil on linen | Clyde Aspevig (b. 1951) Autumn Landscape 2007, oil on linen Gift of the artist Aspevig painted this landscape at an artist’s demonstration event in Cody. He is known for his loose brushwork and brilliant color. Aspevig’s inspiration for his paintings comes from nature, but he may modify the scene to create a pleasing composition. 12.08.2 | Aspevig, Clyde

Range Burial Study
Jackson, Harry | Painting | ...
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7.12.2 | 1962 | H: 19 in, width: 42 in, Frame height: 19.25 in, Frame width: 42.625 in, frame depth: 1.375 in | Range Burial Study | Gift of David DeWitt Dominick in honor of Dr. DeWitt Dominick | Harry Jackson was an important artist - not only locally, but on a national scope. As a painter, her turned his back on the predominant Abstract Expressionist art movement in New York to focus his artistic skills on representational subject matter. Eventually, as an aid to his painting, Jackson started sculpting. This paining is a study for the large Range Burial mural in the Buffalo Bill Historical Center's collection. Surprisingly, we only have one study for this paining in the collection already, and it is very different than this - an ink wash on paper. This paining adds nicely t the Whitney Collection and can be used in a focus display about Jackson's artistic process. | Back of linen: C1--29. Bottom frame: (upside down) Prime W Lead. Thif (?) Blk oil / /LR / 19x42 Donz (?) | H. Jackson 1962 | 7.12.2.jpg | Painting | oil on linen | Jackson, Harry

I-80 Energy Romance
Stinson, Don | Painting | oi...
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15.13 | 2013 | Frame height: 29 in, Frame width: 64.875 in, H: 28 in, width: 64 in | I-80 Energy Romance | Gift of The Alexander Bodini Foundation, in memory of Alexander Bodini | Don Stinson's paintings are panoramas of the American West of today. The magnificent landscapes are beautifully painted, especially the skies that reach into the distance. Stinson typically includes aspects of our built environment of the recent past - an abandoned gas station or drive-in* movie theater, for example. In the context of the western land, these human elements seem temporary and fleeting, as if being re-claimed by nature. While there are layers of meaning in the paintings, the images are immediately recognizable and familiar to anyone who has ever driven distances in the American West. 1-80 Energy Romance is relevant to Wyoming culture, especially in the ways it addresses the state's interest in and reliance upon energy. Stinson's paintings are in the collection of the Denver Art Museum and Phoenix Art Museum. He has been featured in major art exhibitions across the country. He is currently at the height of his career and is an excellent addition to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. | 15.13.jpg | 15.13v1.jpg | Painting | oil on linen | Stinson, Don