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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Rungius, Carl 11
Descriptions
oil on canvas 335
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Cowboy 292 Animal 735
Date:
ca. 1919
Dimensions:
H: 30 in, width: 40 in, Frame height: 36.25 in, Frame width: 46.25 in
Title:
Throwing a Steer
Credit Line:
Gift of the Jack Kriendler Memorial Foundation in honor of Mr. H. Peter Kriendler
Gloss:
During one of his trips to Wyoming, Rungius participated in cattle roundups, which he photographed. The artist then made paintings in an impressionistic style, based on his photographic studies. Labels on the back of this painting, written in the artist's handwriting, indicate that the artist titled this work Throwing a Steer, although the cattle do not appear to be steers.
Inscription:
LR: C Rungius
Accession Number:
1.66

Not currently on display

Virtual Exhibits

Carl Rungius
Carl Rungius - Curated by Paul Brooke

The Four R's
The Four R's - Curated by Paul Brooke

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THE WESTERN TRAIL - Curated by Marguerite House

The animal that put the "cow" in "cowboy"
The animal that put the "cow" in "cowboy" - Curated by Marguerite House

Ranching through the artist's eyes
Ranching through the artist's eyes - Curated by Marguerite House


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