Greased Lightning

1946

Object

Artist

William R. Leigh, American, 1866-1955

Country

Object Info

Object: painting
Not currently on view
Object ID: 2001.445

Medium/Technique

Oil paint on canvas

Credit

William Sr. and Dorothy Harmsen Collection

More Info

Dimensions

image height: 27 5/8 in, 70.1675 cm; image width: 21 5/8 in, 54.9275 cm; frame height: 33 1/2 in, 85.0900 cm; frame width: 27 1/4 in, 69.2150 cm; frame depth: 7/8 in, 2.2225 cm

Department

Petrie Institute of Western American Art

Caption

William R. Leigh, Greased Lightning, 1946. Oil on canvas; 27 5/8 x 21 5/8 in. William Sr. and Dorothy Harmsen Collection, 2001.445

Inscription

Signed at lower right (date and monogram were painted out)

Exhibition History

  • "The Mythology of the American West"—Musee des beaux-arts, Rouen, 09/28/2007 - 01/07/2008
  • Musee des beaux-arts, Rennes, 02/16/2008 - 05/13/2008
  • Centre de la Vieille-Charite, Marseille, 06/06/2008 - 08/03/2008