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Hunter and Dog

1975 Shields Landon ("S.L.") Jones Born: Indian Mills, West Virginia 1901 Died: Hinton, West Virginia 1997 painted and stained wood with metal and pencil overall: 25 x 10 1/2 x 12 1/8 in. (63.5 x 26.7 x 30.9 cm.) part B: approx. 1 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. (4.2 x 10.8 x 3.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.251A-B Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 27A


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S. L. Jones carved many sculptures based on his life in West Virginia. This piece was inspired by childhood memories of hunting for rabbits, foxes, and birds in the woods near his home.

Keywords

Animal - bird

Animal - dog

Figure male - full length

Recreation - sport and play - hunting

sculpture

folk art

metal

pencil

wood

About Shields Landon ("S.L.") Jones

Born: Indian Mills, West Virginia 1901 Died: Hinton, West Virginia 1997

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