Take a look back at Texas Cowboy art

H.D. Bugbee exhibit at the Bosque Museum opens Feb. 8

CLIFTON - Taking a step back into Texas cowboy art history, the opening of the H.D. Bugbee Original Art exhibition at the Bosque Museum opens on Feb. 8.

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Original art by H.D. Bugbee (1900-1963)

Bugbee, 1900-1963, came to the Texas Panhandle with his family at the age of 14. A budding artist, Bugbee began sketching life on his cousin’s ranch there. A Cumming School of Art graduate he started his long career in western art in the 1920s.

The exhibit of 20 original works at the Bosque Museum is on loan from the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum. It can be admired from Feb. 8-March 31.

On Feb. 22, Michael R. Grauer of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum of Oklahoma City will give a lecture on Bugbee’s art. The lecture is at 2 p.m.

The Bosque Museum is located at 301 S. Ave Q, Clifton. For more information, call 254-635-3845, visit the Bosque Museum Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/BosqueMuseum/, or go to the museum website at: https://www.bosquemuseum.org/

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Miss Molly Was Home, 1948, by H. D. Bugbee (1900-1963)

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