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Charles Franklin "Frank" Reaugh

A master of color, shading, and detail, Texas painter Frank Reaugh recorded what he called "the broad opalescent prairies" as he saw them more than a century ago. His most famous works feature the Texas longhorn in its natural habitat, the Texas plains.

Image: Frank Reaugh with palette, 1916. Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

Audio: Houston Public Media

Photograph of Frank Reaugh with palette