Mouse Gray Navajo Pony, Keams Canyon, Arizona / William Robinson Leigh

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Title(s): 
Mouse Gray Navajo Pony, Keams Canyon, Arizona
Creator(s): 
William Robinson Leigh
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1915
Materials/Techniques: 
Oil on canvas board
Dimensions: 
Framed: 22 1/16 × 26 1/8 × 2 1/4 in. (56 × 66.4 × 5.7 cm) Image: 12 1/4 × 16 1/4 in. (31.1 × 41.3 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
0137.1047
Department: 
Signed, "W.R. Leigh" in lower right; Inscribed in pencil, "A Navaho Pony painted at Keams Canyon Arizona, Navaho Reservation done by W.R. Leigh Keams Canyon, Arizona summer of 1915 in July." on verso; Inscribed in type, "8. A mouse-gray Navaho pony with white man's saddle. The Navaho knows little of the proper treatment of horses; this one's neck shows the effect of continual jerking upon the bridle. These horses (cayuse type) are derived from the Arab stock brought from North Africa by the Spaniards."; Inscribed in pencil, "p 40 Pony Book" on verso.
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