Poestenkill, NY, 1862 by Joseph Henry Hidely. Birds’ eyes views of towns and cities were very popular in the mid nineteenth century.
The Dress Shop, 1972 by Ralph Falsanella. This is an oil on canvas painting of the dress shop where the artist’s mother worked in the 1920’s.
The Horse With the Longest Hair in the World! This un-named painting was purchased from a woman in 1958 from North Chatham, NY. No one knows for sure the real identity of the horse but it is speculated to be, Linus a Percheron Stallion who was featured in, The Scientific American in 1891.
Fireside in Virginia, 1950 by Queena Stovall– Oil on Canvas. The artist’s husband had fallen asleep in the chair while two girls (one is the artist’s daughter) warmed themselves by the fire on a chilly November afternoon.
This is Andrew Wyeth‘s portrait of Nat Wyeth who was never the same after the deaths of his father N.C. Wyeth and his four year old son, Newell. They were both tragically killed when the car NC was driving was hit by a train.
Teton Sioux- (Lakota)-Native American War Record.
Beaded (Sioux) running shoes and Teton Sioux (Lakota) Child’s Cowboy boots.
If you would like to view more of the Fenimore Art Museum’s Collections just click on the following link! Fenimore Art Museum: Collections.
Some of the information for this post came from museum plaques and American Folk Art @ Cooperstown
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