CHARLES MARION RUSSELL
1864 - 1926
signed CM Russell, inscribed with the artist's skull device and dated 1919© (lower left)
watercolor, gouache and pencil on paperboard
14 ⅝ by 19 ¾ inches (37.1 by 50.2 cm)
Framed: 24 by 28 ½ inches (61 by 72.4 cm)
This work is number CR.PC.269 in the online catalogue raisonné of the artist's work at www.russellraisonne.com.
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James Graham & Sons, New York
The Patrick A. Doheny Trust, 1958 (probably acquired from the above; sold: Bonhams, New York, November 18, 2015, lot 20)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale
Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Western Scene, October-December 1975, no. 47, illustrated n.p.