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Whiskey Smugglers Caught with the Goods, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Russell, Charles M. 1864-1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
Canadian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1913
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. 295.
Summary:
View of a shaded canyon were two smugglers have been captured by two Royal Canadian Mounties, one Mountie on horseback aiming his riffle at the pair of smugglers, the other holding up a small keg of Whiskey he has discovered concealed in the smugglers' supplies. At his feet the smugglers' supplies are scattered across the grass, and nearby the smugglers' horses graze amid the rocky terrain. In the background a sunset sky above the canyon is streaked with blue, green, and yellow.
Topic:
Landscape--Canyon  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Crime--Smuggler  Search this
Object--Weapon--Gun  Search this
Occupation--Service--Policeman  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Equestrian  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8B370067
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_410194