19th-21st Century Western Genre Art

Including Cowboy Art and Lore of the Historic West


(above: James Walker, Cowboys Roping a Bear, c. 1877, oil on canvas, 29.31 x 49.31 inches, Denver Art Museum. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)



This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "19th-21st Century Western Genre Art Including Cowboy Art and Lore of the Historic West." 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: Frederic Remington, On the Southern Plains, 1907, Oil on canvas, 30 1/8 x 51 1/8in. (76.5 x 129.9cm), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Several Gentlemen, 1911)


Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:







2010 to present


(above: Suzanne Baker, Slow Poke, 1995, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Private collection.)


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