19-20th Century Equine and Equestrian Art



This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 19th-20th Century Equine and Equestrian Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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(above: Charles Marion Russell, The Bucker, 1904, Watercolor, pencil & gouache on paper, Sid Richardson Museum. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Animals in Bronze: The Michael and Mary Erlanger Collection of Animalier Bronzes from the Georgia Museum of Art and Audubon's Animals: Works from the John James Audubon Museum (4/30/04) Animals in Bronze shows equine energy and beauty in 17 bronze horses, from an Arabian mare by Pierre-Jules Mêne to Will Rogers on his horse by Charles Russell. And there is more: whippets, panthers, and bulls, in sculptures that are romantic, expressive, and humorous. Audubon's Animals exhibits several little-known animal prints and paintings. People are familiar with Audubon's birds, but not always aware that he also painted a wide range of fauna.

Three Exhibitions of Equine Art at Holter Museum of Art (2/11/99)


(above: Thomas Eakins, Study for Cowboys in the Badlands, c. 1887-88, oil on canvas, 26.25 x 30.25 inches, Denver Art Museum. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


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