This small portrait of a mountain climber with his pickaxe and rope stands before a pile of rocks shielding his eyes. Framer's label (on reverse). Unsigned.
William (Bill) Traher created a large and varied body of work as a muralist, photographer, painter, engraver and illustrator. Traher worked at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (formerly the Denver Museum of Natural History) as their Chief Background Artist for over two decades. He was active in Colorado, Wyoming and Arizona.
MAKER Attributed to William Henry Traher (American, 1908-84)
DATE 20th century
DIMENSIONS Width 8 Depth 0.25 Height 11 in. Sight: Width 1.75 Height 3 in.