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Accession Number:
29.65
Makers
Jackson, Harry
Descriptions
oil on canvas
Names
Painting
Subjects
Animal, Landscape, Group, Cowboy
Date:
1965
Dimensions:
sight height: 111.25 in, sight width: 245.75 in, Frame height: 116.625 in, Frame width: 250.125 in
Title:
The Stampede
Credit Line:
Gift of The Coe Foundation
Gloss:
Painted as a companion to The Range Burial, The Stampede provides a tumultuous contrast to the quiet solemnity of the funeral scene. The cattle's wild panic during a fierce storm and the cowboy's tragic death contribute to the unsettling vigor of this work. Harry Jackson dedicated this painting in memory of painter Jackson Pollock, who was born in Cody, Wyoming.
Inscription:
LR: c.Harry Jackson 1965/Dedicated in memory of/the painter Jackson Pollock.

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