Cochise County Courthouse 1880's / Tombstone Arizona(193 views)
Description: Signed print ,on white paper, signed and numbered #95/500 in lower right. Image: 15 x 18 inches.
Condition Report: Excellent condition, stored flat.
Notes: Marjorie Reed Ê(1915 - 1996) was born in Springfield, Illinois and raised in Los Angeles. She gained a reputation for paintings of western scenes, particularly Butterfield Overland Stage coaches and other scenes of cowboys, horses and figures associated with the Overland Mail Route. Her "Butterfield Stage" series, about the 1858 Butterfield Overland Stage from St. Louis to San Francisco were completed in 1957 after years of travel and research, and a book titled The Colorful Overland Stage was published with twenty of her color reproductions and text by Richard Pourade.Ê In 1967, she finished a second set of Overland Stage illustrations focused on Arizona. (Biographic notes courtesy of askART).
Provenance: Long term holding from a private collection.
Dimensions: 18 x 22 inches
Artist or Maker: Marjorie Reed Ê(1915 - 1996)
Literature: Exhibitions include The Biltmore Salon and Ebell Salon in Los Angeles, the Heard Museum in Phoenix, the Desert Inn Gallery in Palm Springs, and the Palm Desert Art Gallery in Palm Desert, and the Rosequist Gallery in Tucson, Arizona.