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MS 176 - Nicholas Eggenhofer Framed Prints

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Stage in Trouble #249 of 1000

When Buffalo Were Plenty, #249 of 1000



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MS 176 - Nicholas Eggenhofer Framed Prints, 1960-1985 | McCracken Research Library

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Primary Creator: Eggenhofer, Nicholas

Extent: 2.0 Items

Date Acquired: 01/01/1963

Subjects: Eggenhofer, Nicholas (1897-1985), Western Artwork

Languages: English

Collection Historical Note

Nick Eggenhofer (December 5, 1897 - March 7, 1985) was a German-born American painter, illustrator and sculptor of the American West. He was the author of two books, (1961). Wagons, Mules, and Men: How the Frontier Moved West, and (1981). Horses, Horses, Always Horses: The Life and Art of Nick Eggenhofer.

Born in Gauting, Bavaria, Germany, Eggenhofer moved to the United States in 1913. He studied at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art from 1916, graduating in 1920. In 1924 he married Louise Strube, and the couple had one child. Eggenhofer was an illustrator of pulp magazines like Western Story Magazine from 1920 to 1950. Eggenhofer officially became a painter in the late 1950s, and he moved his studio to Cody, Wyoming in 1961.

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Eggenhofer, Nicholas (1897-1985)
Western Artwork

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Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Preferred Citation: Nicholas Eggenhofer Framed Prints Collection, MS 176, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West


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