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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Widforss, Gunnar
Descriptions
watercolor on paper 128
Names
Painting 860
Subjects
Landscape 691
Date:
1924
Dimensions:
H: 19.75 in, width: 17.25 in, Frame height: 28.5 in, Frame width: 25.5 in, frame depth: 1.5 in
Title:
Yellowstone Canyon
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Horace M. Albright
Gloss:
Widforss, a native of Sweden, moved to the United States in 1921. Stephen T. Mather, the director of national parks, convinced the artist in 1922 to specialize in painting landscapes of park scenery. This painting was donated to the Historical Center by the wife of Horace M. Albright, who was superintendent of Yellowstone from 1919 until 1929 when he became director of the Park Service.
Inscription:
LR: Widforss- / -1924-
Publication:
Portfolio: The Yellowstone Park Foundation, Artist's Point Project, Bozeman, 2004
Accession Number:
25.61

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