Maynard Dixon:
The Paltenghi Collections

Drawn from the collections of Bruce C. Paltenghi and Dr. Richard Paltenghi, this exhibition features drawings and paintings by American artist Maynard Dixon. Inspired to begin collecting by their father, the Paltenghi brothers have amassed over seventy artworks that offer an intimate look at Dixon’s life in the American West. Included are many never-before-seen drawings with subjects ranging from mountain and desert landscapes, to portraits and nude figure studies.

Major Sponsors: The Thelma B. and Thomas P. Hart Foundation; Brian and Nancy Kennedy; the Satre Family Fund at the Community Foundation of Western Nevada; Whittier Trust, Investment & Wealth Management

Supporting Sponsors: Denise Cashman; Deborah C. Day; Dickson Realty; Gigi and Lash Turville

Maynard Dixon, Tortolita Range, 1944, oil on canvas board, 20 x 24 inches. Dr. Richard Paltenghi Collection

Maynard Dixon, Grazing Buffalo, 1938, pencil on paper, 4 ½ x 4 inches, Bruce C. Paltenghi Collection

Maynard Dixon, El Venido de los Gringos, 1926 Gouache, 15 9/16 inches x 10 3/8 inches, Dr. Richard Paltenghi Collection



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