FRANK TENNEY JOHNSON (1874-1939)
FRANK TENNEY JOHNSON (1874-1939)
FRANK TENNEY JOHNSON (1874-1939)
FRANK TENNEY JOHNSON (1874-1939)
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF ROBERT DARWIN SOLD TO BENEFIT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, MONTEREY BAY
FRANK TENNEY JOHNSON (1874-1939)

Two Moons

Details
FRANK TENNEY JOHNSON (1874-1939)
Two Moons
signed and dated 'F. Tenney Johnson/1924' (lower left)
oil on canvasboard
16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm.)
Painted in 1924.
Provenance
(Possibly) Sale: M.A. Newhouse & Son, St. Louis, Missouri, 4 January 1927.
(Possibly) Paramount Theater, New York, acquired from the above.
Biltmore Galleries, Los Angeles, California, by 1967.
Arizona West Galleries, Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona.
Acquired by the late owner from the above, 1990.
Literature
(Possibly) Artist's ledger, 1922-27, p. 28.
Frank Tenney Johnson Collection, MS 12, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, Wyoming, no.
P.72.448.
H. McCracken, The Frank Tenney Johnson Book: A Master Painter of the Old West, Garden City, New York, 1974, p. 198, illustrated (as Red Rider of the Plains).
Exhibited
(Probably) Cody, Wyoming, Whitney Gallery of Western Art, May 1-October 1, 1967 (as Indian in Moonlight).
Further Details
We would like to thank Melissa Webster Speidel for her assistance with cataloging this lot.

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