The Trail Boss

1920

Object

Artist

Frank Tenney Johnson, American, 1874-1939

Country

Object Info

Object: painting
Not currently on view
Object ID: 2013.107

Medium/Technique

Oil paint on canvas

Credit

The Roath Collection

More Info

Dimensions

height: 30 in, 76.2000 cm; width: 20 1/4 in, 51.4350 cm; frame height: 38 3/4 in, 98.4250 cm; frame width: 28 3/4 in, 73.0250 cm

Department

Petrie Institute of Western American Art

Collection

Institute of Western American Art

Caption

Frank Tenney Johnson, The Trail Boss, 1920. Oil on canvas; 30 x 20 1/4 in.
The Roath Collection, 2013.107

Inscription

Signed and dated lower right: "Frank Tenney Johnson 1920" 7/01/14 - corrected the date on the signature from 1926 to 1920. The painting was incorrectly dated 1926 in Argus and on the gallery label. It is signed and dated 1920 (see attached photograph in "media.") (Spencer W, 7/01/14)

Exhibition History

  • Indefinite loan—Fort Worth Club, Fort Worth. Amon G. Carter Foundation offices, 1950-1991
  • "BackStory: Western American Art in Context"—History Colorado, 3/18/2017 - 2/11/2018