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William Standing - Cabin on the Prairie 12.5" x 16"

William Standing - Cabin on the Prairie 12.5" x 16"

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William Standing (American, 1904-1951)
Cabin on the Prairie, n. d.

Oil on canvas board
Canvas: 12.5” x 16”
Frame: 17.75” x 21”

Signed Lower Right: Wm. Standing

In this evocative painting, a sense of haunting isolation pervades the landscape, where a long, weather-beaten cabin stands solitary amidst a vast grass prairie. The surrounding beauty of the prairie and the distant, ethereal mountain serve as a juxtaposition to the cabin’s loneliness, possibly hinting at the resilience of nature in the face of human absence. Through this piece, the artist invites reflection on themes of transience, solitude, and the passage of time.

Jakab’s Art Gallery (label Verso)
Hindman Galleries, Western & Contemporary Native American Art, Denver, CO, November 1, 2023, Lot 109
Private Collection, Utah

Basic good condition: front of board appears to be lifting from support/backing board, with resulting areas of puckering/lifting throughout; black light does not reveal any inpainting, repairs or losses.
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