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John Mix Stanley
American, 1814 - 1872
Chain of Spires Along the Gila River (Cadena de chapiteles a lo largo del río Gila)
oil on canvas
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Collection Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase
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On view
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North Wing, Second Floor, Western American Art Gallery
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Portraits of North American Indians with sketches of scenery, etc., painted by J.M. Stanley. Deposited with the Smithsonian Institution.
John Mix Stanley

Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley
Peter H. Hassrick & Mindy N. Besaw

Beverly Adams, Janet Baker, James K. Ballinger, Michael K. Komanecky, Dennita Sewell, David Rubin, Brady Roberts, Claudia Brown, Betsy Fahlman, Ellwood C. Parry, Paula Kornegay, Jerry N. Smith, Mary Statzer, Jeanne M. Wudell, Brian J. Zygmont, "Phoenix Art Museum: Collection Highlights"

The Art of John Mix Stanley
Mindy N. Besaw
American Art Review
v.27, no.3, 2015

John Mix Stanley: Rediscovered and Reassessed
Peter H. Hassrick
The Magazine Antiques
v.182, no.2, 2015

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  • The Long 19th Century
  • The American West
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