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Dick Jones Picture Co. Charles M. Russell prints

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 6152

Scope and Contents

11 prints of paintings by Charles M. Russell: The Strenuous Life; The Mad Cow; Cowboy Sport; The Cinch Ring; A Serious Predicament; Capturing the Grizzly; A Bronc to Breakfast; The Slick Ear; Jerked Down; Sagebrush Sport; Heads or Tails. Of the 11, 9 include attribution to the Dick Jones Picture Company.

Dates

  • circa 1930s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Historical note

The Dick Jones Picture Company was founded by Dick Jones and his wife Peggy in 1931, when they settled in Huntington Park, California after relocating from Great Falls, Montana. In Great Falls, Dick had worked for the Como Company, which framed all of Charles M. Russell's paintings. He and Russell became friends from their work together at Como. The Dick Jones Picture Company became the leading publisher of prints of Russell's paintings.

Biographical note

Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) was, along with Frederick Remington, the best-known painter of the American West during the late 19th-early 20th centuries. His paintings and sculpture depict cowboys, Native Americans, and landscapes set in the western United States and Canada.

Extent

1.48 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

11 prints of paintilgs by Charles M. Russell: The Strenuous Life; The Mad Cow; Cowboy Sport; The Cinch Ring; A Serious Predicament; Capturing the Grizzly; A Bronc to Breakfast; The SLick Ear; Jerked Down; Sagebrush Sport; Heads or Tails. Of the 11, 9 include attribution to the Dick Jones Picture Company. Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) was, along with Frederick Remington, the best-known painter of the American West during the late 19th-early 20th centuries. The Dick Jones Picture Company became the leading publisher of prints of Russell's works.

Title
Finding aid for the Dick Jones Picture Co. Charles M. Russell prints
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2018 January
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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