FRANK REAUGH (American, 1860-1945). Untitled (Herefords in a Landscape). Pastel on grit paper. 3-3/4 x 8-1/4 inches (9.5...
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Untitled (Herefords in a Landscape)
Pastel on grit paper
3-3/4 x 8-1/4 inches (9.5 x 21.0 cm)
The Pan-Handle Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas;
The Estate of Frank Reaugh.
Lot accompanied by letter by Michael R. Grauer, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs/Curator of Art, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas
Mr. Reaugh began painting Texas longhorns-or Texas cattle as he called them-not long after his family emigrated to Texas from Illinois in 1876. By the early 1880s, Texas cattlemen such as Charles Goodnight on the J A Ranch began crossbreeding longhorns with European cattle, especially British Durhams and Herefords. Eventually ranches from Texas to Montana began raising herds of European cattle.
Condition Report*:Presents very well. Framed under glass. Minor pigment loss in the sky region; otherwise no apparent condition issues. Not examined outside of frame. Framed Dimensions 8.25 X 12.25 Inches
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