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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Russell, Charles M. 232
Descriptions
pen and ink on paper 31 watercolor 82
Names
Drawing 735
Subjects
Landscape 691 horse 394 transportation 51 Cowboy 292
Date:
3/27/1920
Dimensions:
sight height: 3.25 in, sight width: 5.125 in, Frame height: 15 in, Frame width: 16.75 in
Title:
Friend Perc | [old title] Arrival of the Stage
Credit Line:
Gift of William E. Weiss
Gloss:
In addition to being a talented painter, Russell was a skillful storyteller who often illustrated his correspondence with sketches in pen or watercolor. He sent letters to his wife Nancy, to patrons and fellow artists, saloonkeepers and cowboys. Russell sent this card from Pasadena, California to Percy Raban, a reporter for the Great Falls Tribune, as a thank-you for Raban's birthday wishes.
Inscription:
LRC: Pasadina/Cal/March 27/1920; URC: your friend C M Russell; envelope: H.P. Raban/Ford Bldg/Great Falls/mont LLC: no ol (in pencil); URC: postmark: PASADENA/MAR 29/12 M/1920/CAL.; URC: US POSTAGE 2 CENTS stamp
Accession Number:
105.60

Not currently on display

Virtual Exhibits

Charlie Russell's illustrated letters
Charlie Russell's illustrated letters - Curated by Nancy McClure

Letters: Corresponding before the Web
Letters: Corresponding before the Web - Curated by Marguerite House

Illustrated Texts of the West
Illustrated Texts of the West - Curated by Sherwood Stockwell

Wild Wild West
Wild Wild West - Curated by Mrs. Higgins

Charlie Russell
Charlie Russell - Curated by Kara Fladstol


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