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Study for the Doheny Library Mural, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Russell, Charles M. 1864-1926  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Mural
Notes:
Price, B. Byron, ed., "Charles M. Russell: A Catalogue Raisonne," Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press in association with Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West, University of Oklahoma, and C. M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana, 2007, pg. 54.
Summary:
Sketch depicting three prospectors by a small stream, one figure kneeling as he pans for gold, another figure standing beside him as he waves his hat in the air and turns toward a third figure cooking over a small campfire. In the background horses and pack mules graze amid the dry sagebrush, and a small group of oil derricks are just barely visible on the horizon.
Topic:
Landscape--River  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Architecture--Other--Campsite  Search this
Occupation--Industry--Mining  Search this
Occupation--Domestic--Cooking  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Animal--Mule  Search this
Architecture--Machine--Oil Rig  Search this
Study  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B370011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_410045