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The Canyon

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The Canyon

Artist: Emil James Bisttram (American, 1895 - 1976)

Date: 1950
Medium: oil on canvas; lined with aluminum panel with wax resin
Dimensions:
40 × 25 inches (101.6 × 63.5 cm)
Frame: 45 7/8 × 30 7/8 × 1 3/4 inches (116.5 × 78.4 × 4.4 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Inscribed: 238 The Canyon Emil Bisttram (reverse on stretcher, in pencil, removed); 50/ BISTTRAM (lower right)
Credit Line: Purchase of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 1987
Object number: 31.223.1
Accession Number: 1987.2.1
Provenance: Artist; by inheritance to his wife Mayrion Bisttram; bequeathed to St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Virginia Von Schlegell, Santa Fe, New Mexico; purchased January 29, 1987 by the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
Exhibitions:
  • Branding the American West: Paintings and Films 1900-1950