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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Christie, Reid 3
Descriptions
oil on board 132
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Wyoming 33 Southfork
Date:
1991
Dimensions:
Image height: 12 in, Image width: 16 in, Frame height: 18 in, Frame width: 22.25 in
Title:
Southfork Summer
Credit Line:
Gift of James G. Taggart
Gloss:
Light, in and on the landscape, is an important concern in American painting. In the West, where the light is often strong, it plays an especially important role in defining forms and in creating mood. This painting depicts a local landscape, in the valley along the Southfork of the Shoshone River.
Inscription:
LRC: Christie (in a circle:) c; On back: #1255/"SOUTHFORK SUMMER"/ALL RIGHTS RESERVED/ (ina circle:) c/CHRISTIE 1991
Publication:
Exhibit catalog: Art of the Rocky Mountain West; U.S. Ambassador's Residence, Dublin, Ireland; U.S. Department of State, Art in Embassies Program; Vienna, 2000
Accession Number:
21.91

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