Cowboys Roping a Bear

Cowboys Roping a Bear

c. 1877
Artist
James Walker, British, 1819-1889
Born: England
Work Locations: United States
Country
United States
Object
painting
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Accession Number
1955.87
Credit Line
Fred E. Gates Fund

James Walker, Cowboys Roping a Bear, about 1877. Oil on canvas; 29 5/16 x 49 5/16 in.
Denver Art Museum: Fred E. Gates Collection, 1955.87

Dimensions
frame height: 37 1/4 in, 94.6150 cm; frame width: 57 7/8 in, 147.0025 cm; frame depth: 4 in, 10.1600 cm; height: 29.313 in, 74.4550 cm; width: 49.313 in, 125.2550 cm
Inscription
BRC:"James Walker./1877" in red paint
Department
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
Collection
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
This object is currently on view
Known Provenance
(Argosy Books Inc.), New York, NY; Purchased by the Denver Art Museum, 1955 .
Exhibition History
  • "BackStory: Western American Art in Context"—History Colorado, 3/18/2017 - 2/11/2018