1913 - 1999

Cowboy Figurine

It appears this little man with a cowboy hat has tipped his liquor bottle a little too much.  Artist Edward Ambrose showed artistic talent early, and made airplanes out of cigar boxes when he was about nine or ten years old. Then he began making decoys, figures, and room settings, and continued that craft throughout his life.  Ambrose wanted to attend the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, D.C.

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Medium: Wood (Pine), Paint

Inscriptions: Marked EA in a stylized fashion

Dimensions: H: 15 x W: 6 x D: 4 3/10 in.

Place: Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

Accession: 2001.0013.825

Collection: Shenandoah Valley Collection

Category: Folk Art

Tags: Cowboy , Figurine , Green , Shenandoah

Purchased in 2001.