Amon Carter print details

Team of Horses

Arthur Dove (1880-1946)

Object Details

  • Date

    1911 or 1912

  • Object Type


  • Medium

    Pastel on paper fiberboard mounted to plywood

  • Dimensions

    18 1/8 x 21 1/2 in.

  • Inscriptions


    l.r. signed: Dove


    Label from San Francisco Museum of Art

    Label from Terry Dintenfass, Inc.

    Label from White Art Museum, Cornell University

    Handwritten label: 3. \ Arrangement in Yellow \ Black Red and White \ from Teams of horses pulling \ a heavy load up a hill. \ Arthur G. Dove \ 7 Livingston Place \ Stuyvesant Square \ New York City. \ $500.00 [last two zeroes underlined]

    Torn, typewritten label on back of old frame: 7. Team of Horses, 1911 \ Dr. Mary C. Holt

    [removed] white, printed label: 9. TEAM OF HORSES 1911 \ PASTEL ON LINEN \ COLLECTION OF MARY B. HOLT, M.D. \ BAY SHORE, NEW YORK

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

  • Accession Number


  • Copyright

    Public domain

Additional details

Location: Off view
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  • Grades 6–12

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