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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Wyeth, N.C. 12
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Animal 735 Group 440 Cowboy 292
Date:
1904-1905
Dimensions:
H: 38.125 in, width: 26 in, Frame height: 46.25 in, Frame width: 34.125 in
Title:
The Wild, Spectacular Race for Dinner
Credit Line:
Gift of John M. Schiff
Gloss:
In 1904, N.C. Wyeth made his first trip out West, even though as a young art student he had already obtained several commissions for Western illustrations. He worked for three weeks on a cattle roundup in Colorado which provide the inspiration for a series of paintings about cowboys.
Inscription:
LRC: N.C. Wyeth/Cottonwood Camp/1904
Publication:
Catalog rasionne: N.C. Wyeth: Catlaog Raisonne of Paintings, Volume one, Christine B. Podmaniczky, Scala Publishers Limited, London 2008, page 135
Accession Number:
44.83

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