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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Courier Litho Co., Buffalo, NY 2
Descriptions
lithograph on paper 28
Names
poster 164
Subjects
Cody, W.F. 58 Napoleon Bonheur, Rosa 5
Date:
1896
Dimensions:
H: 27.5 in, width: 40.125 in
Title:
Art Perpetuating Fame: Rosa Bonheur Painting Buffalo Bill, Paris 1889
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Tony Sapienza, Ridgewood, NJ
Inscription:
top: BUFFALO BILL'S/ WILD WEST/ AND CONGRESS OF ROUGH RIDERS OF/ THEH WORLD [bottom left:] THE MAN ON HORSE OF 1796./ FROM THE SEINE TO THE NEVA./ FROM THE PYRAMIDS TO WATERLOO. [center bottom;] ART PERPETUATING FAME/ ROSA BONHEUR/ PAINTING BUFFALO BILL/ -PARIS 1899-/ [bottom right:] THE MAN ON HORSE OF 1900./ FROM THE YELLOW STONE (next two words underlined) TO THE DANUBE./ FROM VESUVIUS TO VEN NEVIS. [LR in image:] COPYRIGHT 1896/ COURIER/ LITHO. CO./ BUFFALO/ N.Y./ -2258-
Remarks:
Four color lithograph poster, picuturing Buffalo Bill, Rosa Bonheur and Napoleon. Image of Napoleon on white horse on left, Rosa Bonheur painting Buffalo Bill in center and Buffalo will on horseback on right. Background images of camp tents and tipis. Inscriptions at top center and along bottom. Backed with linen.
Publication:
Exhibit catalog: The American West, Compton Verney, 25 June - 29 August 2005; John Leslie, Editor; Medialis, Berlin, 2005, page 46
Accession Number:
1.69.5655

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