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Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952)
Property from the Saint Louis Art Museum, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund
Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952)

Cowboy Mess Camp

Details
Oscar Edmund Berninghaus (1874-1952)
Cowboy Mess Camp
signed and dated 'O.E. Berninghaus/-12' (lower right)
oil on canvas
21 1/8 x 45 in. (53.6 x 114.3 cm.)
Painted in 1912.
Provenance
The artist.
August A. Busch, Sr., St. Louis, Missouri, commissioned from the above.
August A. Busch, Jr., St. Louis, Missouri, 1976.
Gift to the present owner from the above.
Literature
Saint Louis Art Museum, “1976 Acquisitions,” Bulletin, vol. 13, no. 3, June 1977, pp. 106-07, illustrated.
G.E. Sanders, Oscar E. Berninghaus, Taos, New Mexico: Master Painter of American Indians and the Frontier West, Taos, New Mexico, 1985, p. 123.

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Lot Essay

This work will be included in the Kodner Gallery Research Project on the artist, Oscar Edmund Berninghaus, 1874-1952.

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