Long Jakes, "The Rocky Mountain Man"




Charles Deas, American, 1818-1867


Object Info

Object: painting
Not currently on view
Object ID: 1998.241


Oil paint on canvas


Jointly owned by the Denver Art Museum and the American Museum of Western Art---The Anschutz Collection. Purchased in memory of Bob Magness with funds from 1999 Collectors' Choice, Sharon Magness, Mr. & Mrs. William D. Hewit, Carl & Lisa Williams, Estelle Rae Wolf - Flowe Foundation and the T. Edward and Tullah Hanley Collection by exchange

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image height: 30 in, 76.2000 cm; image width: 25 in, 63.5000 cm; frame height: 41.875 in, 106.3625 cm; frame width: 37 in, 93.9800 cm; frame depth: 4.5 in, 11.4300 cm


Petrie Institute of Western American Art


["Signed (C. Deas) and dated (1844) in LRC; labels from Christie's, the Met, National Gallery, Amon Carter, Manoogian Collection & Vance Jordan Gallery.","Signed and dated \"C. Deas, 1844\" bottom edge in lower right quadrant. \r\nVERSO: Barcode sticker \"03454206\"at top edge center. \r\nAmon Carter Museum sticker on top edge center: \"Exhibition No. 9, Crate 6. American Frontier Life Exhibition June 12, 1987-April 22, 1998, Long Jakes, Charles Deas, 1844, oil on canvas, 30x25\", Private Collection.\" \r\nBlue Riverside Storage and Cartage Co., \"Lot 87-041, Piece No. 1\" in top right corner. \r\nOn bottom edge left of center, white label \"American Frame, c. 1840's, applied ornament and guilded. Eli Wilner and company Period frames and mirrors, 1525 York Avenue, NYC 10028, (212) 744-6521.\"\r\n(CSC - 8\/13\/08)"]

Exhibition History

  • "Annual Exhibition"—American Art-Union, New York, December 1844
  • "American Frontier Life: Early Western Painting and Prints"—The Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 6/12/1987 - 9/10/1987
  • Amon Carter Museum, 10/17/1987 - 1/3/1988
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1/28/1988 - 4/22/1988
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 9/23/1989 – 11/26/1989
  • "American Paintings from the Manoogian Collection"—National Gallery of Art, 6/4/1989 - 9/4/1989
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 12/18/1989 - 2/25/1990
  • Detroit Institute of Arts, 3/27/1990 – 5/27/1990