Antique Chromolitho Pueblo Taos Pack Train H R POORE

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  • Sold Date: Mar 13, 2011
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Antique Chromolithograph of Painting by Listed American Artist
Henry Rankin Poore (1859 - 1940)
Entitled " Pack Train Leaving Pueblo of Taos, New Mexico "
Antique Chromolithograph
Image: 8.5” X 6.75”
Frame: 17.5” X 16.5” See detailed description below the images
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This painting is colorful and beautiful.
Artist Biography:
Henry Rankin Poore (1859 - 1940)
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Henry Rankin Poore became a painter of rural landscape subjects, fox hunting, portraits, and animals. He has been described as a "spirited and versatile artist, able to paint on diverse themes and noted for his sporting pictures as well as genre and landscape paintings." (Zellman 544)
He was raised in California and planned to study for the ministry. However, the art exhibition section of the 1874 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia re-directed his goals.
In the early 1880s, he traveled to New Mexico and Colorado, and was the first American artist to have a painting published with a reference to the Taos Pueblo. This depiction was a burro train leaving the Pueblo and is recorded as being done in 1882. His mining illustrations of Colorado from that same trip were published in Harper's Weekly. In 1888, he is listed
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