Details

Title

Untitled (Exciting Event with Keg)

Artist/Maker

Bill Traylor (American, 1854–1949)

Date

ca. 1939–1942

Medium

Graphite on cardboard

Dimensions

13 x 20 5/8 inches

Credit

Purchase with funds from Mrs. Lindsey Hopkins, Jr., Edith G. and Philip A. Rhodes, and the Members Guild

Accession #

1982.111

On View

Currently not on view

In 1982, the High acquired thirty of Traylor’s works, such as this animated scene of three figures vying for a drink. This is an example of Traylor’s “exciting events”—multifigure scenes that show people partying, fighting, hunting, and the like.