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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Koerner, W.H.D. 127
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
wild 17 horse 394 illustration 15 cowgirl 23
Date:
1925
Dimensions:
width: 30 in, H: 36 in, Frame width: 32.625 in, Frame height: 38.625 in
Title:
Eventually She Brought Him to a Standstill
Credit Line:
Gift in memory of Margaret Elizabeth Stewart MacFarland
Gloss:
By the 1920s, the West had become an important setting for popular fiction, and the wild horse often played a significant role in the storyline. Illustrations were used to enhance the drama, excitement and appeal of the narratives. Koerner, a well-known illustrator of western stories, created this painting for Hal C. Evarts' story "The Painted Stallion," which first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post, September 26-October 10, 1925.
Inscription:
On stretcher - The Painted Stallion. #1./ Eventually she brought him to a standstill and sat watching the desert horses faded from the landscape. Label on stretcher - must not be used in any newspaper or periodical, except the Saturday Evening Post, nor may it be reproduced as an advertisement or in connection with advertising matter. Canvas back in pencil or charcoal - P7435a/-6 -
Accession Number:
10.84

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Whitney Western Art Museum.
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