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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Russell, Charles M. 232
Descriptions
pen and ink 13 watercolor on paper 128
Names
illustrated letter 17
Subjects
Borein, Ed 3 Russell Self-Portrait and Ed Borein Borein, Rube
Date:
ca. 1910
Dimensions:
sight height: 4.5 in, sight width: 6.25 in, Frame height: 14 in, Frame width: 15.75 in, frame depth: 1.75 in
Title:
I Don't Know Your Brother Rube
Credit Line:
Gift of William E. Weiss.
Gloss:
In this letter to artist Edward Borein, Russell drew a self-portrait and a portrait of Borein. A native of California, Borein had moved to New York to work as an illustrator. Russell met him there and the two became friends, sharing their interests in art and the West.
Inscription:
LR: your friend/C M Russell/Great Falls Mont
Remarks:
Restrictions: May not be sold or traded under any circumstances. Signed LR: your friend/C M Russell/Great Falls mont
Accession Number:
75.60

Not currently on display

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