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Rancho La Brea Tar Pit by Charles R. Knight

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Rancho La Brea Tar Pit by Charles R. Knight

1921

Paintings

108 x 300 in.

Mural, oil painting. Pacific coast (La Brea Tar Pits fauna near Los Angeles), sabre-tooth tiger (smilodon), ground sloth, columbian mammoth, extinct vulture, canis dirus. Sloths stuck in tar pits being attacked by smilodons, vultures watching from trees, wild dogs and mastodons in distance, mountains in background. The mural hung in the Hall of the Age of Man [1921-1966].

AMNH Special Collections: Photographic Transparency Collection, Transparency number: 4948

AMNH Special Collections, Art Survey No. 1143: Rancho La Brea Tar Pit, Charles R. Knight, 1921.

AMNH Library authority record: Knight, Charles Robert 1874-1953

AMNH Library catalog record: Rancho La Brea Tar Pit

AMNH Library authority record: Hall of the Age of Man

American Museum of Natural History Library

Information on rights available at the repository.

Photographic Negative Number: 39442

Art Survey Number: 1143

Bibliographic Number: b10011420

American Museum of Natural History

Collection

Citation

Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 (artist), “Rancho La Brea Tar Pit by Charles R. Knight,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed May 24, 2020, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/91097.