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Marion Crossing the Peedee

William Tylee Ranney (1813-1857)

Object Details

  • Date

    1850

  • Object Type

    Paintings

  • Medium

    Oil on canvas

  • Dimensions

    74 3/8 x 50 1/8 in.

  • Inscriptions

    Recto:

    signed and dated l.c.: W Ranney \ 1850

    Verso:

    [removed] printed paper label: LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART \ Los Angeles, California \ No.: L. 75.17[typewritten] \ ARTIST: William Ranney (American, 1813-1857) [typewritten] \ TITLE: Marion Crossing the Peedee. [typewritten and underlined] 1850 [typewritten] \ MEDIUM: Oil on fabric. [typewritten] \ Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Franz [typewritten] \ SOURCE: Stenzel [typewritten] \ Size: 50 x 74" (127.0 x 188.0 cm.) [typewritten] \ 76l49Z - Cdb 8-69

    [removed] typewritten label: Taken From \ Cyclopedia Of American \ Biography \ ---- \ W. Ranney, Artist, born in Middletown, Conn., \ May 9, 1813, died in West Hoboken, N. J. November \ 18, 1857. The name that was given him at baptism \ was William Tylee but he never use [sic] the latter. \ Ath [sic] the age of thirteen he was taken to Fayetville, \ N. C. by his uncle where he was apprenticed to a \ tinsmith but seven years later he was studying draw- \ ing in Brooklyn. When the Texan struggle began \ Ranney enlisted and during the campaign became ac- \ quainted with many trappers and guides of the west. \ After his return home he devoted himself mainly to \ [torn] aying their life and habit. Among his works \ [torn] 's First View of Kentucky", "On The Wing", \ [torn] Mission To The Indians", (1847) \ [torn] ry, \ [torn] 's

    [attached to frame] label: Tracy & Newkerk of 124 Grand Street, New York

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

  • Accession Number

    1983.126

  • Copyright

    Public domain

Additional details

Location: On view
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