Sketch of a Cowboy at Work

Sketch of a Cowboy at Work

c. 1887
Artist
Thomas Eakins, American, 1844-1916
Born: Philadelphia, PA
Country
United States
painting
Oil on canvas on masonite
William Sr. and Dorothy Harmsen Collection, by exchange
2008.489

Thomas Eakins
Sketch of a Cowboy at Work
About 1887
Oil on canvas on masonite
10 x 14.25 in.
Funds from William Sr. and Dorothy Harmsen Collection by exchange, 2008.489

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
frame height: 16.25 in, 41.275 cm; frame width: 20.375 in, 51.7525 cm; frame depth: 0.875 in, 2.2225 cm; image height: 10 in, 25.4000 cm; image width: 14.25 in, 36.1950 cm
Inscription
Not signed or dated; labels once on the verso inscribed by Mrs. Eakins: "Cowboy on bad lands"/ T Eakins Presented to Penna Museum of Art/ by Mrs. T. Eakins/ Sketch Cow-boy on Bad Lands of Dakota/ Thomas Eakins
Department
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
Collection
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
Exhibition History
  • "Eakins Exhibition"—Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1930