Robert Pummill (American, b. 1936) Santa Fe ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionRobert Pummill (American, b. 1936)
Santa Fe Trappers Leaving Bent's Fort (circa 1840)
Oil on canvas
40 x 60 inches (101.6 x 152.4 cm)
Signed lower right: Pummill
Insight Gallery, Fredericksburg, Texas;
Private collection, Fredericksburg, Texas.
Located in what is now the "Four-Corners" area of southeastern Colorado, Bent's Fort was the only Anglo outpost on the Santa Fe Trail between Missouri and the Mexican settlements. Established in 1833, it was the hub of the regional fur trade, and destroyed by a cholera epidemic in 1849.
Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000.
Framed Dimensions 51 X 71 Inches
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