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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Proctor, Alexander Phimister 416
Descriptions
pen 34 paper 704 ink 259
Names
Drawing 735
Subjects
rifle 91 dog 77 Man 252 deer 73
Dimensions:
H: 10.125 in, width: 11.1875 in, depth: 0 in
Title:
A sketching incident
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Phimister Proctor Museum with special thanks to Sandy and Sally Church
Inscription:
"No. 20 a XIII, 9" at corner of BL; "17B" at corner of BR; "Please look underneath" (in ballpoint pen) at top edge: TL to TR; reverse: "a sketching incident. Dad was sketching a doe with his dog tied to a leg of a stool. - Suddenly the dog saw a rabbit & started for it with the results depicted - True!!!!"; "586" at edge of BC; "A1 Back" at corner of reverse: BL; "15 3/4 / 36 pecas wide / drawing only / 120c / Mtd Historical 31" at bottom of CC;
Remarks:
a painter who has his dog attached to a leg of a chair sees a deer and leaps off in pursuit, upsetting the painter and all his equipment
Signed:
A.P.P at CC
Accession Number:
11.06.663

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