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Platygonus / LL "Chas. R. Knight 1904"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 768

Scope and Contents

Large pleistocene peccaries. Painting depicts herd of peccaries charging from bushes toward the edge of body of water. In frame: green painted wood, plexi-glass glaze, 20 x 29 3/4 inches.


  • 1904



1 Painting : oil on canvas ; 18 7/8 x 28 5/8 inches

Language of Materials



Good (1).

"Restoring and Cleaning/ BY/ CN Astori/ 24 III 36" inscribed on back of painting.

Related Materials

AMNH negative #35811; 4"x5" slide #1001; 35mm slide #1001.

Publications About Described Materials

Czerkas, S.M. and Glut, D.F. 1982. Dinosaurs, mammoths, and cavemen: the art of Charles R. Knight. New York: Dutton. p. 57.; Osborn, H.F. 1921. The age of mammals. New York: The MacMillan Co. p. 463.
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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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