Jackson Pollock. Untitled (Western Scene). c. 1930-33

Jackson Pollock Untitled (Western Scene) c. 1930-33

  • Not on view

This sentimental Western scene, with a worn-out horseman, sombrero, and cactus in the foreground, is one of the first works Pollock made after moving to New York in 1930. He grew up partly on a farm in Arizona and noted throughout his life that the Western landscape was an important inspiration for him.

Gallery label from Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934-1954, November 22, 2015–May 1, 2016.
Medium
Oil and crayon on wooden lid of a cigar box
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 9 1/8 x 2 3/4" (16.5 x 23.1 x 6.8 cm)
Credit
Gift of Edwin A. Bergman
Object number
SC1141.1969
Copyright
© 2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Painting and Sculpture

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