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Catalog Number X1973.17.01
Title LONE PROSPECTOR
Object Name Painting
Artist Schimmel, William Berry (1906-1986)
Dimensions H-28.25 W-21.375 inches
Medium Watercolor
Date c. 1972
Notes Depicts a prospector leading his burro by abandoned, decrepit frame buildings which stand at left. The man wears hat and carries bag from strap in left hand. He is bearded and has coil of rope over his left shoulder. The burro has packs on its back. False front buildings at left appear abandoned and one has sign: "BAR OUTFITTERS" at front. Mountains in background.
Search Terms Art
Capitol Collection
Ghost Town
Mining
Prospector