Robert Farrington Elwell

1874-1962, Phoenix, AZ

Cowboy being bucked off a horse

Ink and touches of white gouache on sturdy Strathmore paper
Signed in ink lower right: R Farrington Elwell; inscribed in pencil along the lower sheet edge: "He had a fleeting sensation of desperate uncontrolled flight (P 86 manuscript) Chap XVII;" signed again and inscribed in pencil verso: R. Farrington Elwell / Arivaca, Arizona
Image: 27.75" H x 19.25" W; Sheet: 29" H x 23" W

  • Condition: Generally good condition. The full sheet with deckled edges. Unobtrusive surface soiling, occasional erasures, corrections in gouache and other minor features, such as random pinholes near the sheet edges, all indicative of a preparatory drawing for an illustrated publication. Surface soiling, pale stains and an occasional foxmark verso. Old, dry, masking tape residue along the sheet edges verso.


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