The Trail Boss

The Trail Boss

1920
Artist
Frank Tenney Johnson, American, 1874-1939
Country
United States
Object
painting
Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Accession Number
2013.107
Credit Line
The Roath Collection

Frank Tenney Johnson, The Trail Boss, 1920. Oil on canvas; 30 x 20 1/4 in. Roath Collection at the Denver Art Museum, 2013.107

Dimensions
height: 30 in, 76.2000 cm; width: 20 1/4 in, 51.4350 cm; frame height: 38 3/4 in, 98.4250 cm; frame width: 28 3/4 in, 73.0250 cm
Inscription
Signed and dated lower right: "Frank Tenney Johnson 1920" 7/01/14 - corrected the date on the signature from 1926 to 1920. The painting was incorrectly dated 1926 in Argus and on the gallery label. It is signed and dated 1920 (see attached photograph in "media.") (Spencer W, 7/01/14)
Department
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
Collection
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
This object is currently on view
Exhibition History
  • Indefinite loan—Fort Worth Club, Fort Worth. Amon G. Carter Foundation offices, 1950-1991
  • "BackStory: Western American Art in Context"—History Colorado, 3/18/2017 - 2/11/2018