Denver Museum Receives Major Donation of Western Art

August 15th, 2013

Frederic Remington’s “Bronco Buster,” via New York TimesThe Denver Art Museum has received a donation of 50 paintings and sculptures from the collection of Henry Roath, a former Denver lawyer and banker.  The donation, which includes works by Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran, Frederic Remington and Ernest L. Blumenschein, is helping to bolster the Denver institution’s already impressive collection of Western Art.  “As my finances got better, my collection got better.” Roath said, but “it seemed that artwork of that quality should be seen by people other than just its owners.”

 

 

 

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