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Buffalo Bill Cody on White Horse

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Buffalo Bill Cody on White Horse

Artist: William Herbert Dunton (American, 1878 - 1936)

Medium: watercolor on white wove paper
Dimensions:
11 7/8 × 8 15/16 inches (30.2 × 22.7 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Signed: Buck Dunton/ Taos- (lower right)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.21.300
Accession Number: 1965.2.130
Label Text:William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody became one of the most famous Americans of his time. He was a scout, buffalo hunter, and rancher. He also organized the Wild West exposition and traveled throughout the United States and Europe. His Wild West featured vignettes of Western history and demonstrations of horsemanship and other skills. Cody brought the cowboy to the world’s attention.
Provenance: purchased May 11, 1942 through (Joseph Sartor, Dallas, Texas) by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
Exhibitions:
  • Cowboy Legends and Life