Hunter and Dog

  • Shields Landon ("S.L.") Jones, Hunter and Dog, 1975, painted and stained wood with metal and pencil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.251A-B

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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.

Title
Hunter and Dog
Artist
Date
1975
Location
Dimensions
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)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson

Mediums
Mediums Description
painted and stained wood with metal and pencil
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – dog
  • Figure male – full length
  • Animal – bird
  • Recreation – sport and play – hunting
Object Number
1986.65.251A-B
Palette
Emoji
Linked Open Data
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