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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Koerner, W.H.D. 127
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Landscape 691 Indian 729 Group 440
Date:
March 3, 1931
Dimensions:
H: 28.5 in, width: 40.125 in, Frame height: 33.375 in, Frame width: 45.375 in
Title:
Blackfoot Captive
Credit Line:
Gift of William C. Whitridge.
Gloss:
This painting illustrated "The Long Rifle" by Stewart Edward White which was published in the Saturday Evening Post in 1931.
Inscription:
LL: W.H.D./Koerner/1931 [top stretcher bar, in pencilled script:] The Long Rifle - The White Buffalo/ One produced a rawhide cord with which Andys arms were bound at the elbows (words missing) back Given to W.H.D. Koerner, Jr. by his father 1931/ (indecipherible) posed for these figures [upside down:] Raw and white [back of canvas in pencil:] C4923/ 9 3/8" brush [bottom stretcher bar:] #28 BLACKFOOT CAPTIVE - W.H.D. KOERNER (1878-1938) (copyright sign) [scrap of torn paper adhered to LRC of canvas back:] news/except the Saturday Evening/nor may it be reproduced as advertisement or in connection with tising matter./ aturday Even (end of paper)
Accession Number:
18.77

Not currently on display

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