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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Russell, Charles M. 232
Descriptions
watercolor, portion of photograph
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
bucking horse 15 Cowboy 292 rodeo 83 Group 440 Animal 735 Russell, Charles M. 9
Date:
1919
Dimensions:
sight height: 5.5 in, sight width: 5.25 in, Frame height: 15.5 in, Frame width: 14.875 in
Title:
Russell on Bucking Horse
Credit Line:
Gift of William E. Weiss.
Gloss:
Russell and the movie actor William S. Hart were friends. As a joke, Hart fit a photograph of himself onto a photograph of a bucking rider and sent it to Russell. Russell then made this version using a photograph of himself and a painted bronco and sent it to Hart.
Remarks:
Restrictions: May not be sold or traded under any circumstances. Remarks (conservation): (written in pen) Date 1919.
Accession Number:
60.72

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