The Old West Revisited: W. H. Dunton

By David C. Hunt



About the author:

David C. Hunt is Director and Curator of the Stark Museum of Art. He was previously Curator of Art at the Joslyn Art Museum, Director of the Missoula Museum of Arts, Curator of Art at the Gilcrease Museum, and the author of books, exhibition catalogues and articles concerning Western art. He is the co-author of The Art of the Old West: From the Collection of the Gilcrease Institute; Karl Bodmer's Studio Art: The Newberry Library Bodmer Collection, and Views of a Vanishing Frontier. He is author of Guide to Oklahoma Museums; The Lithographs of Charles Banks Wilson, and Legacy of the West.


Resource Library editor's note:

For images of Dunton paintings at the Stark Museum of Art click here.

For another essay on W. H. Dunton see W. Herbert Dunton and American Art; essay by Michael Grauer (9/23/03)

For more on New Mexico art history, see articles and essays including Women Artist Pioneers of New Mexico, an article by Dottie Indyke; The Pictoral Record of the Old West: the Beginning of the Taos School of Art, an essay by Robert Taft; Painters in Taos, New Mexico Prior to 1940; Taos Society of Artists, an article by Sarah Beserra; "New Deal" Art in New Mexico, an article by Kathryn Flynn; How the Santa Fe Art Colony Began, an article by Suzanne Deats.

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