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The Assistant was Held Down with a Forked Stick while a Buck Bound his Tail to a Driver Picket, for “Whistling Sandy,” by Roy Norton, in Everybody’s Magazine, August 1906

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

The Assistant was Held Down with a Forked Stick while a Buck Bound his Tail to a Driver Picket, for “Whistling Sandy,” by Roy Norton, in Everybody’s Magazine, August 1906

1906

Will Crawford

born Washington, D.C., 1869; died Free Acres, New Jersey, 1944

Ink on Bristol board
16 3/8 × 20 3/4 in. (41.6 × 52.7 cm)
Framed: 25 1/2 × 29 3/4 × 2 1/4 in. (64.8 × 75.6 × 5.7 cm)
Gift of the Estate of Bruce Leven
2018.5.9
Provenance: The artist; to Ridgeway Thayer Company, publishers of Everybody’s Magazine, Philadelphia, probably 1906; [Kennedy Galleries, New York], by June 1968, as In the Hands of the Apache; consigned to [Vose Galleries, Boston], 1981, as In the Land of the Apache; private collection, Boston, to 1987; sold to [Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts] as In the Land of the Apache; sold August 1990 to [A. J. Kollar Fine Paintings, Seattle, Washington] and [Joseph T. Berlin Fine Arts, Polson, Montana]; sold to private collection, Montana; sold to [Joseph T. Berlin Fine Arts, Polson, Montana] and [A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, Seattle, Washington]; sold to donor
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
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Not currently on view

Resources

Published ReferencesWunderlich, Rudolph. “The Things that Were: 19th and 20th Century Paintings of the American West,” Kennedy Quarterly 8, no. 2 (June 1968), p. 121, reproduced p. 109.

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