Dallas in Winter


Guy Carleton Wiggins ( American, 1883 - 1962 )

c. 1942
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General Description

A rare snowstorm in Dallas captured the eye of Guy Carleton Wiggins, who recorded this scene from the downtown vantage point of Live Oak and Pearl streets, showing the skyline's distinctive historic landmark of the red statue of Pegasus on the Magnolia building.

Although born and raised in the East, where he was affiliated with the artists' colony in Old Lyme, Connecticut, Wiggins traveled widely throughout the United States during his career. He became known for urban winter scenes such as this one.

Excerpt from

William Keyse Rudolph, DMA label copy, July 2005.

Fun Facts

  • Guy Carleton Wiggins is the second of three generations of family artists. Carleton Wiggins (1848-1932) was his father, and Guy Arthur Wiggins (b. 1920) is his son.