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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
De Yong, Joe 8
Descriptions
watercolor on toned paper 2
Names
illustrated letter 17
Subjects
Russell, Charles M. 9
Date:
Dec 16 1914
Dimensions:
sight height: 10.375 in, sight width: 7.875 in, Frame height: 15.25 in, Frame width: 12.25 in
Title:
To Charles Russell; CM Russell, Mexican on Mule
Credit Line:
Gift of William E. Weiss.
Inscription:
Caption: Dont know hot I come to put this Chingow's bridle rains in the wrong had. Couldn't erase it when I did notice. Chateau Montana Dec 16 1914 CM Russell Heres one of them nut letters I was talking about. I want to make a picture of a Russian Cossuck Will you tell me what particular shades of blue and yellow you use to get the sky opposite a sunset - like in "Jumped". Also what colors for where the sun is hitting on the snow like that little picture on the west wall in your library. Yours Joe De Yong, Chateau, Montana, Sketch Caption: Sign for No
Remarks:
Signed UR: Choteau Montana/Dec 16 1914, LLC: Joe De Yong
Publication:
Book: The Natural Superiority of Mules, by John Hauer, The Lyons Press, Guilford, 2005, page 134
Accession Number:
77.60

Not currently on display

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Charlie Russell's illustrated letters
Charlie Russell's illustrated letters - Curated by Nancy McClure

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Letters: Corresponding before the Web - Curated by Marguerite House

Illustrated Texts of the West
Illustrated Texts of the West - Curated by Sherwood Stockwell



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