Frank Reaugh: Master of Pastels and the Plains of Texas

Date: 
Jul 7 2011 (All day) - Oct 1 2011 (All day)

This exhibition contains impressive work of Frank Reaugh from the prestigious collections of Torch Energy, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (University of Texas at Austin), the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum (West Texas A&M University), National Ranching Heritage Center (Texas Tech University), the Dallas Public Library, the Dallas Historical Society, and the Dallas Museum of Art.

Charles Franklin Reaugh (December 29, 1860 – May 6, 1945), known as Frank Reaugh, was an artist, photographer, inventor, patron of the arts, and teacher, who was called the "Dean of Texas Painters". He devoted his career to the visual documentation in pastel and paint, portraying the vast, still unsettled regions of the Great Plains and the American Southwest. He was active in the Society of Western Artists.

 

Longhorn Overlooking Canyon

Torch Collection

gallery view of Frank Reaugh

Gallery view of exhibition