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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Leigh, William R. 7
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Landscape 691
Date:
1911
Dimensions:
H: 36 in, width: 24 in, Frame height: 44.25 in, Frame width: 32.25 in, frame depth: 2.875 in
Title:
The Lower Falls of the Yellowstone
Credit Line:
William E. Weiss Memorial Fund Purchase
Gloss:
The authorization for building a road from the town of Cody, Wyoming to Yellowstone National Park in 1900 opened possibilities for a tourist industry in the gateway town. By 1909 the road was completed. Artist Leigh traveled into Yellowstone from the Cody area with members of the Richard and Frost families.
Inscription:
LR: W.R. LEIGH (underlined)/1911.
Publication:
Portfolio: The Yellowstone Park Foundation, Artist's Point Project, Bozeman, 2004
Accession Number:
11.88

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