Cowboy: Study for Cowboys in the Badlands

Cowboy: Study for Cowboys in the Badlands

c. 1887
Artist
Thomas Eakins, American, 1844-1916
Born: Philadelphia, PA
Country
United States
painting
Oil on canvas on panel
William Sr. and Dorothy Harmsen Collection, by exchange
2008.490

Thomas Eakins, Cowboy: Study for Cowboys in the Badlands, 1887. Oil on canvas; 20.17 x 24.17 in.
Funds from William Sr. and Dorothy Harmsen Collection by exchange, 2008.490

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
frame height: 26 1/4 in, 66.6750 cm; frame width: 30 1/4 in, 76.8350 cm; frame depth: 1 1/2 in, 3.8100 cm; image height: 20.17 in, 51.2318 cm; image width: 24.17 in, 61.3918 cm
Inscription
Unsigned; inscribed lower right by Mrs. Eakins: Study for picture/ 'Cow Boys in Bad Lands'/ Eakins
Department
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
Collection
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
Exhibition History
  • Eakins Memorial Exhibition—Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, 1917-1918, no. 5
  • Eakins Exhibition—Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1930, no. 128
  • Eakins Centennial—Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1944, no. 58
  • "BackStory: Western American Art in Context"—History Colorado, 3/18/2017 - 2/11/2018