Robert Riggs, ‘Prospector firing Rifle  ( Happiness is a Warm Gun ) ’, ca. 1940, Robert Funk Fine Art
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Robert Riggs

Prospector firing Rifle ( Happiness is a Warm Gun ) , ca. 1940

Tempera mixed with gum arabic and alcohol on Renaissance Panel
12 × 28 in
30.5 × 71.1 cm
This is a unique work.
$22,000
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Provenance
Robert Funk Fine Art
Miami
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Robert Riggs was a gay man. Being gay in American during Riggs's time was something not to …

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Robert Riggs was a gay man. Being gay in American during Riggs's time was something not to flaunt in public.

Throughout Riggs oeuvre, one sees continuous references to strong hunky manly men and vulnerable boys. It is a core element of is iconography and is described in a powerful graphic style.

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Robert Riggs, ‘Prospector firing Rifle  ( Happiness is a Warm Gun ) ’, ca. 1940, Robert Funk Fine Art
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Robert Riggs, ‘Prospector firing Rifle  ( Happiness is a Warm Gun ) ’, ca. 1940, Robert Funk Fine Art
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About the work
Provenance
Robert Funk Fine Art
Miami
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Robert Riggs was a gay man. Being gay in American during Riggs's time was something not to …

Read more

Robert Riggs was a gay man. Being gay in American during Riggs's time was something not to flaunt in public.

Throughout Riggs oeuvre, one sees continuous references to strong hunky manly men and vulnerable boys. It is a core element of is iconography and is described in a powerful graphic style.

In …

Read more
Signature
Signed Riggs lower left

Robert Riggs

Prospector firing Rifle ( Happiness is a Warm Gun ) , ca. 1940

Tempera mixed with gum arabic and alcohol on Renaissance Panel
12 × 28 in
30.5 × 71.1 cm
This is a unique work.
$22,000
Have a question? Read our FAQ.