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ca. 1863

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 painting / peinture : oil on canvas on commercial board
Support: 25.500 x 20.400 cm
Platemark: cm
Inventory no.: op0820

Scope and content

This painting shows a rearing horse leading a man on a sled through a snowy field.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Access to be given through an art archiv
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-013977
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
OP-0820 Item no. assigned by LAC 1
90: Open
Other accession no.
1937-284 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1937-284-1
Copyright: Expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Exhibitions note
Curators: National Museum of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1962.11.27 - 1963.03.21.
Exhibition title: W.G.R. Hind. Curators: Willistead Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario; 1967, cat. no.: no. 11.
Exhibition title: A Boundless Horizon. Curators: Nancy E. Dillow, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 1983.09.15 - 1983.10.30.
Exhibition title: The Painted Past / La Passé au Peinture. Curators: Staff of the National Archives, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1984.10.02 - 1984.10.31. Further venue: Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Colombia; 1987.04.10 - 1987.06.07.
Further venue: McCord Museum, Montreal, Quebec; 1987.07.08 - 1988.01.03.
Further venue: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia; 1989.06.01 - 1989.07.11.
Exhibition title: When Winter was King. Curators: Edward Cavell and Dennis Reid, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta;1988.01.26 - 1988.03.06. Further venue: London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario; 1988.04.09 - 1988.05.24.
Further venue: Windsor Art Gallery, Windsor, Ontario;1988.06.04 - 1988.07.01.
Further venue: McCord Museum, Montreal, Quebec; 1988.09.16 - 1988.10.31.
Further venue: National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1988.12.08 - 1989.01.08.
Exhibition title: 150 Years of Art in Manitoba. Curators: Ferdinand Eckhart, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 1970.05.01 - 1970.08.31, cat. no.: no. 89.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: in blue ink and pen, verso, u.c.: Breaking a Road in / Manitobah / (Sioux Indians in the Distance)

Subject heading

1. Manitoba.
2. work.


Other system control no.