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Adobe Exhibit Painting

Courtesy of UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

Title: [Vaqueros lassoing steer]

Creator/Contributor: Ferran, Augusto (1813-1879), Spanish, artist

Date: [ca. 1849]

Format: painting on canvas mounted on board: oil 40.7 cm x 48.4 cm (16" x 19")

Genre/Format: Oil paintings

Content/Description: Three men in Spanish-style dress, two on horseback and one on foot, lasso steer along a rough road. Pond in foreground with trees; building and mountains in distance.

Notes/Inscriptions: Title based on label (on verso). Signature (LL): Ferran. Date based on Ferran's travels to California.

Subjects: Cattle; Clothing & dress; Cowboys; Horses; Spaniards

Collection: Robert B. Honeyman, Jr. Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material

Contributing Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

Identifier: BANC PIC 1963.002:1350--FR

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