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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Jackson, Harry 25
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Cowboy 292
Date:
1956
Dimensions:
sight height: 84.25 in, sight width: 44 in, Frame height: 92 in, Frame width: 52 in
Title:
The Trail Driver
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
Gloss:
Jackson painted The Trail Driver at the Pitchfork Ranch in Meeteetse, Wyoming. During a trip to Europe he was inspired by the portraits of nobility by artists such as Diego Velazquez of Spain. Jackson wanted to celebrate the American cowboy with a similar heroic vision.
Inscription:
ULC: Harry Jackson/1956
Accession Number:
49.59

Not currently on display

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Works by Harry Jackson
Works by Harry Jackson - Curated by Nancy McClure



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