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Charles Ferdinand Wimar

The Buffalo Hunt

1860

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  • Artist Charles Ferdinand Wimar (American, b. Germany, 1828–1862)
  • Title The Buffalo Hunt
  • Date 1860
  • Medium Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions unframed | 35 7/8 x 60 1/8 in.
  • Credit line Gift of Dr. William Van Zandt, 1886
  • Object number WU 3411
  • Currently on View Gertrude Bernoudy Gallery, Room 1

Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/09/2016 - 01/15/2017

American Places: Painting the Landscape in the Nineteenth Century
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/20/2013 - 01/06/2014

Travel and Tourism in American Culture
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/01/2005 - 10/21/2005

Collecting Patterns
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/05/2003 - 12/07/2003

The American West: Selections from the Washington University Collection
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/03/2002 - 04/14/2002

St. Louis and the Art of the Frontier
Saint Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri—St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri), 11/11/2000 - 01/31/2001

Beginnings: The Taste of the Founders
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/21/2000 - 03/19/2000

Green Acres: Neocolonialism in the U.S.
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 09/11/1992 - 11/01/1992

Carl Wimar: Chronicler of the Missouri River Frontier
Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth, Texas), 05/04/1991 - 08/04/1991
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 01/26/1991 - 03/24/1991

The Centennial Exhibition
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 05/15/1981 - 10/11/1981

Nineteenth Century American Painting
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 11/16/1979 - 01/06/1980

Summer Selections
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 05/24/1979 - 08/31/1979

The Hudson and the Rhine: die amerikanische Malerkolonie im 19. Jahrhundert
Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf, Germany), 04/04/1976 - 06/20/1976

American Exhibition, U. S. Information Agency thru the Smithsonian Institution, trav. exh. to five major museums in Western Europe
11/01/1973 - 05/15/1974

The American Frontier—Images and Myths
Whitney Museum of American Art, 06/26/1973 - 09/16/1973

The American West: Painters from Catlin to Russell
The American West, Saint Louis Art Museum, 11/02/1972 - 12/31/1972
The American West, deYoung Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 06/29/1972 - 09/17/1972
The American West, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 03/28/1972 - 05/28/1972

Salon de Resserre: Selections of European and American Art of the Nineteenth Century from the Washington University Collections
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 02/01/1970 - 03/06/1970

Salute to St. Louis
Stix, Baer & Fuller Department Store (St. Louis, Missouri), 10/04/1965 - 10/16/1965

Opening Exhibition of Mark C. Steinberg Memorial Hall
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 04/29/1960

Carl Wimar: Painter of the Indian Frontier
Saint Louis Art Museum, 10/18/1946 - 12/15/1946

First Annual Exhibition
Western Academy of Art (St. Louis, Missouri)

Centennial Exhibition
Mulvane Art Center (Topeka, Kansas)

18th Annual St. Louis Fair and Exposition
Venue Unknown (St. Louis, Missouri)

1886
Dr. William Van Zandt

Inscription Recto, lower left, in black paint: C. Wimar 1860

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