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Circular Cowboy

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Circular Cowboy

Artist: Mary Anita Bonner (American, 1887 - 1935)

Date: 1927
Medium: etching on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 × 18 5/8 inches (48.3 × 47.3 cm)
Frame: 23 1/4 × 23 × 3/4 inches (59.1 × 58.4 × 1.9 cm)
Image: 16 × 16 inches (40.6 × 40.6 cm)
Classification: Prints
Inscribed: [ 8 ] (lower left, in square frame)
Signed: Mary Bonner '27 (lower right)
Markings: monogram (lower left, in square frame);
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.87.2
Accession Number: 1965.3.60.
Label Text:Spending summers at a ranch near Sabinal, Texas, inspired cowboy themes in the art of Mary Bonner. She was born on a plantation in northern Louisiana. Bonner moved as a child to San Antonio, Texas, with her family. She briefly attended the University of Texas, and then studied art in Woodstock, New York. Mary Bonner traveled to Paris, France, to master printmaking.
Provenance: H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
Exhibitions:
  • Cowboy Legends and Life