"The Rawhide Part III"   Lot no. 4132

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By Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966)

1904
16 x 12 1/8 inches
oil on paper mounted on board
Signed Lower Right, Signed again & dated August of 1904 on reverse

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The Rawhide Part III, 'He swung himself into the saddle and rode away.'

signed with initials M·P (lower right); also signed again Maxfield Parrish, dated August of 1904. and inscribed “The Oaks”/Windsor: Vermont. (on the reverse); also inscribed “Rawhide”. Part III. last paragraph./”Then he swung himself into the saddle and rode away straight down/the narrow arroyo, out beyond its lower wi*ing, into the vast/plain the hither side of the Chiracahuas…Then/suddenly he was gone. The desert had swallowed him up.” (on an original label affixed to the stretcher)

 


Literature

Stewart Edward White, "The Rawhide," McClure's Magazine, January 1905, illustrated as a frontispiece

Coy Ludwig, Maxfield Parrish, New York, 1973, no. 387, p. 210

Exhibited

New York, Gallery of Modern Art, 1964

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