Fighting a Prairie Fire


Original: 1938 Oil on canvas, 66 x14 in.

SKU: C8 Categories: 5x7, Notecard Tag:

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A large section of this dramatic painting depicts an unusual technique our father knew about; it involved a hazardous effort to smother leading edges of a prairie fire by dragging the body and hide of a skinned steer along the advancing line. The risks to man and horse were unattractive.

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