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HENRY FARNY

 
Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute. Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute. Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute. Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute. Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute. Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute. Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute. Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute. Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute. Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century.  A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853.  In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.  
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<br>Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute.
Winter Twilight191318 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. gouache on paper
Provenance
Private Collection, California
Exhibition
100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection, February 13 – April 4, 1982, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Henry Farny was an accomplished painter and illustrator of the American West, and his depictions of Native Americans in serene landscapes were widely circulated during the late 19th century and the early 20th century. A native of France, Farny emigrated to the United States with his family in 1853. In the 1870s and 1880s, Farny traveled extensively in the western U.S. Many of his paintings show the various Native American tribes that populated the vast western wilderness.

Winter Twilight (1913) shows the skill of Farny in the medium of gouache, a notoriously difficult medium to master. This piece has been in the same private collection for decades and was featured in the 1982 exhibition, "100 Years of Western Art from a Pittsburgh Collection" at the Carnegie Institute.
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