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Horse, Colt, and Prairie Dogs
  • Woodrow Wilson Crumbo
    born: Lexington, Oklahoma, United States ; died: Cimarron, New Mexico, United States ; active: United States
  • Horse, Colt, and Prairie Dogs, circa 1940s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 99 x 138 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 7/8 x 5 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 158 x 197 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 7 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Robert and Marion J. Mengel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7769

The image is of a horse and colt with two prairie dogs. Both of the horses' heads are down, as if eating, while the prairie dogs are emerging from their holes. The background consists of a cloudy sky and tufts of grass and scrubby vegetation.