Ron Tyler

Ron Tyler is the retired director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth and former professor of history and director of the Texas State Historical Association at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of numerous books on history and art including Santiago Vidaurri and the Sjouthern Confederacy (1973), The Slave Narratives of Texas (co-editor, 1974), The Big Bend: A History of the Last Texas Frontier (1975), The Cowboy (photographs by Bank Langmore, 1975), Visions of America: Pioneer Artists in a New Land (1983), Audubon’s Great National Work: The Royal Octavo Edition of The Birds of America (1993), Prints of the West (1994), Western Art, Western History: Collected Essays (2019), and (editor) The Art of Texas: 250 Years.

Books by Ron Tyler
The Art of Texas: 250 Years