Colorado Plains

TitleColorado Plains
Mediumoil on canvas
Dimensions16 3/8 x 24 1/8
Signature"R.A. Blakelock" within arrowhead, lower left
Current OwnerCorcoran Gallery of Art
URL of Owner
CityStateWashington, DC
ProvenanceArtist; MacBeth; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1905
ExhibitedMarion Koogler McNay Art Institutes, San Antonio, 1960
Subject DescriptionHorizon line at level bottom quarter of composition, two small trees left of center, partially enclosed tepee, with dimly seen Indian figures left center foreground, others vaguely seen at left in the middle distance.
ConditionWide contraction crackle in foreground.
Infra-redReveals long sweeps of sub-texture in sky and extremely fine and delicate drawing of figures; campfire and tepees in foreground.
UltraVioletShows vertical crackle in varnish coat.
X-rayNothing of significance.
Additional Examination Notes