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Lot 770W: WAITING FOR THE GRAND ENTRY - JAMES BAMA
by Artistic Holdings Company
November 22, 2013
Las Vegas, NV, USA
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Description: James Bama - - Limited Edition Canvas - Image Size: 18"w X 23"h. Edition Size:150 - Every rodeo begins with a grand entry as the contestants and other riders follow the flag bearers in a serpentine course across the arena. At a junior rodeo in Cody, artist James Bama spotted Kenny Claybaugh waiting for the grand entry and was struck by the colorful combination of the yellow slicker, American flag and the dark glasses. Regarded as one of the sport?s top pickup men, Claybaugh worked the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada, among many others. It is the pickup man?s duty to rescue a rider from a pitching bronc after the required seconds have elapsed and the horn is blown to signal a completed ride. It is a highly responsible task demanding skill and nerve, as a misstep can result in a rider?s falling and perhaps being trampled or slammed against an ungiving fence.The pickup horse must also be well trained so that it does not fear moving in close to the bronc?s flying hoofs and does not shy away as pickup man and bronc rider reach for one another.