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2011 5 oz Silver ATB - Chickasaw National Recreation Area Park,OK - L25978

Lot 118425978: 2011 5 oz Silver ATB - Chickasaw National Recreation Area Park,OK - L25978

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $450 - $630

Description: 2011 5 oz Silver ATB - Chickasaw National Recreation Area ParkOK **|**|** Year: 2011 ; Mint Mark: Brilliant Uncirculated ; Grade: W - West Point ; Denomination: $0.25 ;

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2010 Israel National Trail Proof Silver 2 NIS Coin (w/ box & coa) - L26560

Lot 132626560: 2010 Israel National Trail Proof Silver 2 NIS Coin (w/ box & coa) - L26560

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $280 - $390

Description: 2010 Israel National Trail Proof Silver 2 NIS Coin (w/ box & coa) **|**|** Year: 2010 ; Mint Mark: Proof ; Grade: n (Mem) ; Denomination: NIS 2 ;

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1 oz U.S. Air National Guard Enameled Silver Round (w/Box & Cap) - L25853

Lot 136625853: 1 oz U.S. Air National Guard Enameled Silver Round (w/Box & Cap) - L25853

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: 1 oz U.S. Air National Guard Enameled Silver Round (w/Box & Cap) **|**|** Denomination: 1000 Francs ;

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1 oz U.S. Army National Guard Enameled Silver Round (w/Box & Cap) - L25850

Lot 137825850: 1 oz U.S. Army National Guard Enameled Silver Round (w/Box & Cap) - L25850

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: 1 oz U.S. Army National Guard Enameled Silver Round (w/Box & Cap) **|**|** Denomination: 5 ;

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Canada 1985 Proof Silver 1 Dollar - National Parks (Moose) - L30812

Lot 142830812: Canada 1985 Proof Silver 1 Dollar - National Parks (Moose) - L30812

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $100 - $200

Description: Canada 1985 Proof Silver 1 Dollar - National Parks (Moose) **|**|** Year: 1985 ; Mint Mark: Proof ; Grade: N/A ; Denomination: 1 ;

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2012 5 oz Silver ATB - Chaco Culture National Park, NM - L24854

Lot 143724854: 2012 5 oz Silver ATB - Chaco Culture National Park, NM - L24854

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $900

Description: 2012 5 oz Silver ATB - Chaco Culture National Park NM **|**|**

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2011 5 oz Silver ATB - Olympic National Park, WA - L24831

Lot 147924831: 2011 5 oz Silver ATB - Olympic National Park, WA - L24831

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $600

Description: 2011 5 oz Silver ATB - Olympic National Park WA **|**|**

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2010 5 oz Silver ATB - Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona - L24812

Lot 148524812: 2010 5 oz Silver ATB - Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona - L24812

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: 2010 5 oz Silver ATB - Grand Canyon National Park Arizona **|**|**

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2012 5 oz Silver ATB - El Yunque National Park, Puerto Rico - L24847

Lot 154224847: 2012 5 oz Silver ATB - El Yunque National Park, Puerto Rico - L24847

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $900

Description: 2012 5 oz Silver ATB - El Yunque National Park Puerto Rico **|**|**

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2011 5 oz Silver ATB - Glacier National Park, MT - L25921

Lot 165525921: 2011 5 oz Silver ATB - Glacier National Park, MT - L25921

by 3 Kings Auction

April 18, 2014, 10:30 AM PST

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $450 - $630

Description: 2011 5 oz Silver ATB - Glacier National Park MT **|**|** Year: 2011 ; Mint Mark: Brilliant Uncirculated ; Denomination: $0.25 ;

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5 PC CHROME FRAME KITCHEN SET- SAM FELDSTIEN, NATIONAL FURN., BROOKLYN NY. ABSTRACT BLACK AND WHITE DESIGN.

Lot 1107: 5 PC CHROME FRAME KITCHEN SET- SAM FELDSTIEN, NATIONAL FURN., BROOKLYN NY. ABSTRACT BLACK AND WHITE DESIGN.

by Dennis Auction Service

April 18, 2014, 4:00 PM EST

Stewartsville, NJ, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $500

Description: 5 PC CHROME FRAME KITCHEN SET- SAM FELDSTIEN, NATIONAL FURN., BROOKLYN NY. ABSTRACT BLACK AND WHITE DESIGN.

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CHINESE PRINT TITLED *A FERRY SCENE IN AUTUMN BY CH'IU YING* FROM THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM IN CHINA. 8 1/4 X 9 1/2 IN.

Lot 1286: CHINESE PRINT TITLED *A FERRY SCENE IN AUTUMN BY CH'IU YING* FROM THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM IN CHINA. 8 1/4 X 9 1/2 IN.

by Dennis Auction Service

April 18, 2014, 4:00 PM EST

Stewartsville, NJ, USA

Estimated Price: $50 - $100

Description: CHINESE PRINT TITLED *A FERRY SCENE IN AUTUMN BY CH'IU YING* FROM THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM IN CHINA. 8 1/4 X 9 1/2 IN.

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Lot 132: "The History and Battlefields of the Civil War", by John Bowen, 351 pages, a in depth look at how the Civil War affected the soldiers and civilians of the nation

by All American Auction

April 18, 2014, 5:00 PM CST

Rosebud, TX, USA

Description: "The History and Battlefields of the Civil War", by John Bowen, 351 pages, a in depth look at how the Civil War affected the soldiers and civilians of the nation

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West Texas Cow Hunter by Martin Grelle

Lot 5S: West Texas Cow Hunter by Martin Grelle

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $1,400 - $1,740

Description: West Texas Cow Hunter by Martin Grelle - Edition Size: 150 - Giclee on Canvas - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 24 x 24 Release Date: 2-2011 ???.Whether painting the Native Americans in a dramatic, picturesque setting, or the American cowboy in the dusty cattle-working pens, Martin Grelle captures the spirit, beauty, and vastness of the West in his historically-accurate, compelling images. Grelle studies diligently to portray the diverse cultures of the American West accurately and with sensitivity. His knowledge of the cowboy?s way of life, gained from his time spent horseback on ranches during the annual Cowboy Artists of America?s (CAA) trail ride, as well as the time spent with local ranchers and friends, is evident in his contemporary cowboy paintings. The many hours spent in museums, at historical re-enactments, in visiting with experts on Native American culture, and reading from his extensive library, have helped him to bring his vision of the Plains Indian culture to life on canvas. Grelle was born when his family lived on a small farm a few miles from the small, Central Texas town of Clifton, which he still calls home today. This beautiful and historic area has become a mecca for artists, including many of Grelle?s close friends. They all enjoy getting together to "talk art?, critique each other?s work, and exchange ideas. Many of them, including Grelle, teach annual workshops through a local art facility known as the Bosque Conservatory, which has begun to have a national presence. Grelle treasures this feeling of community and the opportunities he is afforded living in such a creative environment. The artist?s talents were evident as a child and he began painting at an early age. Luckily for the budding painter, acclaimed Western artists James Boren and Melvin Warren had settled in the same area while he was in school. With excellent guidance from James Boren, a full-time artist was born in his early twenties. Since then, Grelle has studied and traveled widely to seek subject matter for his work. Working primarily in oils on canvas, the artist?s figures and landscape become one in a painterly style rich in vibrant color and narrative. For more than 30 years Grelle has made a career of his art, and has won awards of both regional and national importance. In 1995, he was elected to the Cowboy Artists of America, and he is one of the younger active members. He is currently serving his second term on the board of directors for that organization, and participates in the Annual CAA Exhibition and Sale at the Phoenix Art Museum each October. Grelle won the CAA People?s Choice Award in 2002, for his painting Monarchs of the North, and the Ray Swanson Memorial Award in 2008, for his painting Newlyweds. He has also been privileged to participate in other major juried shows across the United States. Included in that list are the Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition and Sale at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, which he has participated in each year since 1995, the Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition & Sale at the Autry National Center, and the inaugural Quest for the West Exhibition & Sale at the Eiteljorg Museum. Awards of merit include the Prix de West Purchase Award, which he won in 2002 for his painting Teller of Tales, and again in 2005, for his painting Two Coups, making him one of only 6 artists to have won the top award twice. Grelle has also won twice the Nona Jean Hulsey Ramsey Buyer?s Choice Award at Prix de West, first in 2004 with Signs Along the Snake, and again in 2006, for Dust in the Distance. The artist is represented by Overland Gallery of Fine Art, in Scottsdale, Arizona, where a one-man show is held for Grelle each March. The 2008 show marked Grelle?s 20th anniversary one-man show with the gallery. The artist has been profiled in a number of publications, including the magazines Art of the West, Western Art Collector, Southwest Art, Western Art & Architecture, Persimmon Hill, American Cowboy, Western Horseman, Wild West, and InformArt. His work has also been showcased on the covers of many of these publications. Grelle says humbly, "I thank God for the ability and the opportunities He has given me, and I hope I can continue to grow and learn more with each finished painting. I am honored by everyone who collects my work, and I will always strive to create artwork worthy of their attention, and their investment.?

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Sol y Sombra by George Hallmark

Lot 9S: Sol y Sombra by George Hallmark

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $350 - $440

Description: Sol y Sombra by George Hallmark - Edition Size: 195 - Giclee on Paper - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 18 x 20 Release Date: 7-2013 ???.Born and raised in north-central Texas, George Hallmark was an architectural designer and commercial artist before turning to easel painting. Voted the official Texas State Artist in 1988, his work hangs in many prestigious private and corporate collections, including those of Texas Instruments, the Medical Heritage Collection, the Texas Capitol, MBNA, and the Capitol in Washington, D.C. He is an honorary lifetime member of the New Mexico Military Institute Alumni Association. Hallmark?s work has been featured in Art of the West, Southwest Art, and U.S. Art magazines. He is an annual participant in the Prix de West Exhibition and Sale at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, and the Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The artist also participates in the Eiteljorg Museum?s Quest for the West show in Indianapolis. Hallmark has come full circle to his architectural roots. His love of the subject is prominent in his unique, painterly style in the delineation of stucco walls, tile roofs, and long shadows in his beautiful works. He is currently completing new paintings from recent trips to Mexico, France, Spain, and Italy. The artist?s originals are represented by Nedra Matteucci Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Insight Gallery in Fredericksburg, Texas. His work is reproduced by Somerset Fine Art in Fulshear, Texas. "The longer I paint, the more I enjoy this wonderful blessing of creation. The good Lord gave me this incredible desire to be an artist; the rest has been just plain, hard work.? - George Hallmark

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Between Friends by Christa Kieffer

Lot 18S: Between Friends by Christa Kieffer

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $590 - $740

Description: Between Friends by Christa Kieffer - Edition Size: 495 - Canvas - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 28 x 22 Release Date: 11-1999 ???.Christa Kieffer was born in Tubingen, Germany. As a child, her earliest memories are of ?soaking up the atmosphere of a particular place or region.? An intuitive kindergarten teacher recognized Kieffer?s potential and provided her with a quiet place to draw and paint. The artist studied extensively throughout Europe then moved to the United States to attend the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. Working primarily in oil on canvas, Keiffer often used glazes to create a luminous look and feel to her paintings. She is motivated by her perception of the excitement of community in its entire splendor and believes that this experience was most expressive during the Belle Epoque era in France. Ms. Kieffer traveled to Paris frequently, always rising in the early hours of dawn to walk the boulevards and photograph the enchantment of a city cloaked in the mystery and memories of a glorious past. ?My paintings are mostly about the ?City as Playground? at a point in time when there seemed to be the perfect balance of excitement and leisure, movement and tranquility, small pleasures in the midst of architectural splendor. The streets and thoroughfares offered the joy of movement and variety to be viewed from an elegant sidewalk café of a stroll down the avenue. Here was the human spectacle in all it exuberance and, yet, the safety of community. ?I chose to paint this more gracious time mostly at dusk, the ?magic hour,? that span of mellow time between a perfect spring or summer day and the excitement of the coming cosmopolitan nightlife. To me, the transition of light is especially appealing. I get great pleasure out of capturing the effects and juxtaposition of natural and man-made light in an atmosphere of cultural layering.? Ms. Kieffer lived for many years in California in a small community surrounded by Point Reyes National Park. She passed away after a lingering illness in 2004.

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Evening Arrival by Bill Anton

Lot 19S: Evening Arrival by Bill Anton

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $590 - $740

Description: Evening Arrival by Bill Anton - Edition Size: 15 - Giclee on Paper - Artist Proof Dimensions: 18 x 24 Release Date: 10-2013 ???.Bill Anton was born in Chicago in 1957 and later moved to Prescott, Arizona. He graduated from Northern Arizona University. Later, after committing to painting full-time, he studied under Michael Lynch and Ned Jacob, who encouraged him to paint from life. ?While the nature of my work necessitates much studio time, more and more of my painting is done outside.? Anton?s work has been published in Southwest Art, Architectural Digest, Art of the West, Equine Images, Western Horseman and Art-Talk. Corporate collections that include his work are Sears, Dupont, State Farm Insurance, Bank of America, Hewlett Packard, and Trust Company of the West. His award winning work has been displayed at the Prix de West at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Masters of the American West at The Autry Museum, The National Center for American Western Art, the Old West Museum, and The National Museum of Wildlife Art. In addition, his work is in the permanent collection of the prestigious Gilcrease Museum. ?I do not see myself as a biographer of the cowboy. I know some artists feel they are recording history on the ranches as life there is today, but the focus of my work has always been mood and passion. If I?m recording anything, I?m recording how I feel about the west. I want the viewer to feel the drama of atmosphere and the mystery of a western night. I want the volume and portent of a cloud to be evident in the calligraphy of a brushstroke. The pack of muscle below a horse?s shoulder should be energized by a gestural application of paint. ?You see, I love to paint. And I love the American west. I was born in Chicago, but the Sierra Nevada, Sangre de Cristo, Sawatch and a hundred other ranges of our rocky mountains were the only ?Big Shoulders? I was ever interested in. Walking thunderstorms, sunstruck cedars, rimrock and artfully abstract water patterns charge the landscape with impossible beauty. ?Amidst this nobility is its caretaker: the rancher. With the natural ease of generations bred to the saddle, he is a powerful image further ennobled by a fine horse. An artist under the spell of the west has the privilege of marshalling the virtues of landscape, figure andequine painting into one supremely paintable subject: the American cowboy.? - Bill Anton

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Brown Eyed Daisies by Richard Reynolds

Lot 26S: Brown Eyed Daisies by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $240 - $300

Description: Brown Eyed Daisies by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 19.25 x 16 Release Date: 3-2011 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

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Asiatic Lily - Montenegro by Richard Reynolds

Lot 28S: Asiatic Lily - Montenegro by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $250

Description: Asiatic Lily - Montenegro by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 16 x 16 Release Date: 3-2011 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

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Over the Pass by Bill Anton

Lot 33S: Over the Pass by Bill Anton

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $210 - $265

Description: Over the Pass by Bill Anton - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Open Edition Signed Dimensions: 12 x 15 Release Date: 6-2011 ???.Bill Anton was born in Chicago in 1957 and later moved to Prescott, Arizona. He graduated from Northern Arizona University. Later, after committing to painting full-time, he studied under Michael Lynch and Ned Jacob, who encouraged him to paint from life. ?While the nature of my work necessitates much studio time, more and more of my painting is done outside.? Anton?s work has been published in Southwest Art, Architectural Digest, Art of the West, Equine Images, Western Horseman and Art-Talk. Corporate collections that include his work are Sears, Dupont, State Farm Insurance, Bank of America, Hewlett Packard, and Trust Company of the West. His award winning work has been displayed at the Prix de West at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Masters of the American West at The Autry Museum, The National Center for American Western Art, the Old West Museum, and The National Museum of Wildlife Art. In addition, his work is in the permanent collection of the prestigious Gilcrease Museum. ?I do not see myself as a biographer of the cowboy. I know some artists feel they are recording history on the ranches as life there is today, but the focus of my work has always been mood and passion. If I?m recording anything, I?m recording how I feel about the west. I want the viewer to feel the drama of atmosphere and the mystery of a western night. I want the volume and portent of a cloud to be evident in the calligraphy of a brushstroke. The pack of muscle below a horse?s shoulder should be energized by a gestural application of paint. ?You see, I love to paint. And I love the American west. I was born in Chicago, but the Sierra Nevada, Sangre de Cristo, Sawatch and a hundred other ranges of our rocky mountains were the only ?Big Shoulders? I was ever interested in. Walking thunderstorms, sunstruck cedars, rimrock and artfully abstract water patterns charge the landscape with impossible beauty. ?Amidst this nobility is its caretaker: the rancher. With the natural ease of generations bred to the saddle, he is a powerful image further ennobled by a fine horse. An artist under the spell of the west has the privilege of marshalling the virtues of landscape, figure andequine painting into one supremely paintable subject: the American cowboy.? - Bill Anton

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New Wealth for the Blackfeet by Martin Grelle

Lot 34S: New Wealth for the Blackfeet by Martin Grelle

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $190 - $240

Description: New Wealth for the Blackfeet by Martin Grelle - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Open Edition Signed Dimensions: 11 x 14 Release Date: 1-2013 ???.Whether painting the Native Americans in a dramatic, picturesque setting, or the American cowboy in the dusty cattle-working pens, Martin Grelle captures the spirit, beauty, and vastness of the West in his historically-accurate, compelling images. Grelle studies diligently to portray the diverse cultures of the American West accurately and with sensitivity. His knowledge of the cowboy?s way of life, gained from his time spent horseback on ranches during the annual Cowboy Artists of America?s (CAA) trail ride, as well as the time spent with local ranchers and friends, is evident in his contemporary cowboy paintings. The many hours spent in museums, at historical re-enactments, in visiting with experts on Native American culture, and reading from his extensive library, have helped him to bring his vision of the Plains Indian culture to life on canvas. Grelle was born when his family lived on a small farm a few miles from the small, Central Texas town of Clifton, which he still calls home today. This beautiful and historic area has become a mecca for artists, including many of Grelle?s close friends. They all enjoy getting together to "talk art?, critique each other?s work, and exchange ideas. Many of them, including Grelle, teach annual workshops through a local art facility known as the Bosque Conservatory, which has begun to have a national presence. Grelle treasures this feeling of community and the opportunities he is afforded living in such a creative environment. The artist?s talents were evident as a child and he began painting at an early age. Luckily for the budding painter, acclaimed Western artists James Boren and Melvin Warren had settled in the same area while he was in school. With excellent guidance from James Boren, a full-time artist was born in his early twenties. Since then, Grelle has studied and traveled widely to seek subject matter for his work. Working primarily in oils on canvas, the artist?s figures and landscape become one in a painterly style rich in vibrant color and narrative. For more than 30 years Grelle has made a career of his art, and has won awards of both regional and national importance. In 1995, he was elected to the Cowboy Artists of America, and he is one of the younger active members. He is currently serving his second term on the board of directors for that organization, and participates in the Annual CAA Exhibition and Sale at the Phoenix Art Museum each October. Grelle won the CAA People?s Choice Award in 2002, for his painting Monarchs of the North, and the Ray Swanson Memorial Award in 2008, for his painting Newlyweds. He has also been privileged to participate in other major juried shows across the United States. Included in that list are the Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition and Sale at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, which he has participated in each year since 1995, the Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition & Sale at the Autry National Center, and the inaugural Quest for the West Exhibition & Sale at the Eiteljorg Museum. Awards of merit include the Prix de West Purchase Award, which he won in 2002 for his painting Teller of Tales, and again in 2005, for his painting Two Coups, making him one of only 6 artists to have won the top award twice. Grelle has also won twice the Nona Jean Hulsey Ramsey Buyer?s Choice Award at Prix de West, first in 2004 with Signs Along the Snake, and again in 2006, for Dust in the Distance. The artist is represented by Overland Gallery of Fine Art, in Scottsdale, Arizona, where a one-man show is held for Grelle each March. The 2008 show marked Grelle?s 20th anniversary one-man show with the gallery. The artist has been profiled in a number of publications, including the magazines Art of the West, Western Art Collector, Southwest Art, Western Art & Architecture, Persimmon Hill, American Cowboy, Western Horseman, Wild West, and InformArt. His work has also been showcased on the covers of many of these publications. Grelle says humbly, "I thank God for the ability and the opportunities He has given me, and I hope I can continue to grow and learn more with each finished painting. I am honored by everyone who collects my work, and I will always strive to create artwork worthy of their attention, and their investment.?

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Tall Bearded Iris 3 by Richard Reynolds

Lot 35S: Tall Bearded Iris 3 by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $160 - $200

Description: Tall Bearded Iris 3 by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 11.5 x 16 Release Date: 3-2011 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

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ALEX ZWARENSTEIN - PARIS BY NIGHT

Lot 39C: ALEX ZWARENSTEIN - PARIS BY NIGHT

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,100

Description: Artist: Alex Zwarenstein. Title: Paris By Night. Medium: Canvas Giclee . Image Size: . Paper Size: 20" X 24". . __________artist Biography: Artist Alex Zwarenstein Is Famous Throughout The World For Painting Structural Architecture And The Elements That Encompass It. Zwarenstein Works In Various Mediums Including Oil, Gouache And Watercolor And His Palette Is Vibrantly Punctuated With Contrasting Surfaces Of Opaqueness And Translucency.Zwarenstein Was Born In 1952 In Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). At The Age Of 17, He Left Africa For London, England. Zwarenstein Spent 3 Years Studying Art At The Royal Academy Of Art In London Where He Received A Master's Degree In Painting And Was A Recipient Of Several Awards Including A William Turner Traveling Scholarship. Zwarenstein Spent Another 10 Years Working, Teaching And Developing His Style, In London, Before Moving To The U.s.Zwarenstein's Professional Experience Includes Working As An Instructor Of Painting In London, England At The Harrow College Of Art, And In New York City At The Fashion Institute Of Technology, The National Academy Of Design And The Art Students' League. For Several Years Zwarenstein Also Worked As A Cover Illustrator For Publications Such As Forbes Magazine And The National Review Before Having His First Solo Exhibition In 1998 At The Eleanor Ettinger Gallery In New York City. Since Then He Has Exhibited Throughout The United States, Europe, Africa And Asia.Alex Zwarenstein's Work Is Among The Collections Of The Museum Of The City Of New York, The National Art Gallery Of Zimbabwe, The New York Stock Exchange And The London City Council To Name A Few.

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Urania Riphens by Richard Reynolds

Lot 44S: Urania Riphens by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $660 - $830

Description: Urania Riphens by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 36 x 36 Release Date: 11-2012 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

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Nautilus Section by Richard Reynolds

Lot 50S: Nautilus Section by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $460 - $580

Description: Nautilus Section by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 30 x 24 Release Date: 4-2013 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

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African Daisy by Richard Reynolds

Lot 56S: African Daisy by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $340 - $430

Description: African Daisy by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 15.25 x 36 Release Date: 3-2011 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

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MIAN SITU - THE CALICO DRESS, FAMILY LAUNDRY, 1906

Lot 57W: MIAN SITU - THE CALICO DRESS, FAMILY LAUNDRY, 1906

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $1,155 - $1,540

Description: Mian Situ - The Calico Dress, Family Laundry, 1906 - Hand Signed - Limited Edition Canvas - Image Size: 25"w X 27"h. Limited Edition Of: 35 - Because Of The Circumstances Of Turn-of-the-century Chinese Immigrants To America, Many Of Them Had Few Alternatives To Mining, Working In Restaurants Or Laundries. Operating A Laundry Required Relatively Little Capital, Education Or English Fluency. Often Times, Entire Families Lived Crammed Together In The Back Of Their Laundry Storefronts. While The Parents Worked, The Children Helped However They Could. It Was Hot, 14-hour-per-day Work And After Lunch The Young Man Ironing Struggles To Stay Alert While The Mother Does The Mending. Chinese Culture, Food And Clothing May Have Been Replicated In Chinatowns On The West Coast, Yet Everything Around The Tight-knit Communities Was Different. ?i Posed The Daughter Curiously Trying On The Calico Dress Brought In By Their American Customer,? Says The Artist. Is She Wondering What It Feels Like To Be An American Girl Or Is It Only A Strange Costume???about The Artist - Mian Situ Biography Born In Southern China, Mian Situ Received His Formal Art Training In His Native Homeland Of Guangdong, Formerly Canton. He Graduated With A Bachelor Of Fine Arts From The Prestigious Guangzhou Institute Of Fine Art. After Instructing For Six Years, He Earned A Masters In Fine Art. Immigrating To Canada, Then Later Moving To The United States, Mian?s Paintings Clearly Reflect His Upbringing In The Rural Countryside Of His Native China. His Artistic Diversification Of Subject Matter, From The People Of The Small Villages And Farming Communities Going About Their Daily Lives To The Exquisite Portraitures As Well As His Most Recent Works Inspired By Western Historical Themes And American Landscapes, All Reflect The Sensitive Dedication Of This Master Artist. Mian Has Been Recognized With Many National Art Awards. During The 2002 Masters Of The American West Exhibition And Sale At The Autry National Center In Los Angeles California, Mian Situ Received The Masters Of The American West Museum Purchase Award, The Thomas Moran Memorial Award For Artistic Merit And The Patron?s Choice Award. In 2003, Mian Was Honored With The Thomas Moran Memorial Award, Artist?s Choice Award And Patron?s Choice Award. Most Recently, In 2005, Mian Was Presented With The Artist?s Choice Award For His Painting, The Word Of God. Mian Situ Is Represented By Trailside Galleries In Scottsdale, Arizona And Jackson, Wyoming. He Lives With His Wife, Helen And Daughter, Lisa In Southern California.

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Comforts of Home by Jim Hansel

Lot 58S: Comforts of Home by Jim Hansel

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $450 - $570

Description: Comforts of Home by Jim Hansel - Edition Size: 248 - Giclee on Canvas - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 16 x 24 Release Date: 11-2009 ???.Jim Hansel is a very talented artist who has achieved success by overcoming special challenges to create his beautiful paintings. At a young age, Hansel demonstrated his artistic ability; throughout his life, he never swayed from his dream of becoming an artist. As long as the artist can recall, his love of wildlife and the outdoors have inspired his work so he may share his vision of nature?s wonders. The world Hansel paints is not always the world he sees. At the age of twelve, he was diagnosed with a degenerative eye condition, which has left him legally blind. Mastering his visual limitations, he has learned to create beautifully-detailed images with magnification and low-vision aids. Working only one or two inches away from the canvas, Hansel painstakingly paints in the details of a work, while forming in his mind a clear picture of the finished painting. Hansel also relies on his camera to capture his ideas and bring them into focus. He uses photographs to bring the landscapes and the wildlife models back to his studio. At this stage of starting a painting, he enlarges the photographs, if necessary, to see them more clearly. Amazingly, the artist then gazes through his glasses and commences his first brush strokes as his painting comes to life a few square inches at a time. Hansel?s visual challenges require him to spend more time on a painting adding his details than many artists?.sometimes working four months on a single canvas. Hansel wants his artwork to be judged on its own merit, not on the basis of an artist with a visual impairment. This determination and being blessed with a talent to create his outstanding images have brought him national recognition. Since his first print release in 1987, he has produced nearly 100 limited editions, and many have sold out. The artist?s attention to detail and distinctive, colorful landscapes are very popular with art collectors nationwide. Hansel credits his wife, Lois, his most ardent supporter, with much of the success of his art. Since their marriage, Lois has been involved in the production of the artist?s prints to ensure the highest possible quality. Their family also includes two children, Joe and Laura. Hansel has received national recognition and numerous awards for his wonderful art. He has been commissioned to create several paintings for Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association. His limited edition prints are successful fundraisers for various conservation organizations. Hansel also has been honored with many other awards throughout his career. Jim Hansel?s art and his success are living testimony to the rewards of hard work and perseverance regardless of life?s challenges.

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Scheer's Cory Cactus by Richard Reynolds

Lot 60S: Scheer's Cory Cactus by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $660 - $830

Description: Scheer's Cory Cactus by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 36 x 36 Release Date: 9-2011 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

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Field of Dreams by Jim Hansel

Lot 66S: Field of Dreams by Jim Hansel

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $990 - $1,240

Description: Field of Dreams by Jim Hansel - Edition Size: 480 - Giclee on Canvas - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 18 X 36 Release Date: 11-2009 ???.Jim Hansel is a very talented artist who has achieved success by overcoming special challenges to create his beautiful paintings. At a young age, Hansel demonstrated his artistic ability; throughout his life, he never swayed from his dream of becoming an artist. As long as the artist can recall, his love of wildlife and the outdoors have inspired his work so he may share his vision of nature?s wonders. The world Hansel paints is not always the world he sees. At the age of twelve, he was diagnosed with a degenerative eye condition, which has left him legally blind. Mastering his visual limitations, he has learned to create beautifully-detailed images with magnification and low-vision aids. Working only one or two inches away from the canvas, Hansel painstakingly paints in the details of a work, while forming in his mind a clear picture of the finished painting. Hansel also relies on his camera to capture his ideas and bring them into focus. He uses photographs to bring the landscapes and the wildlife models back to his studio. At this stage of starting a painting, he enlarges the photographs, if necessary, to see them more clearly. Amazingly, the artist then gazes through his glasses and commences his first brush strokes as his painting comes to life a few square inches at a time. Hansel?s visual challenges require him to spend more time on a painting adding his details than many artists?.sometimes working four months on a single canvas. Hansel wants his artwork to be judged on its own merit, not on the basis of an artist with a visual impairment. This determination and being blessed with a talent to create his outstanding images have brought him national recognition. Since his first print release in 1987, he has produced nearly 100 limited editions, and many have sold out. The artist?s attention to detail and distinctive, colorful landscapes are very popular with art collectors nationwide. Hansel credits his wife, Lois, his most ardent supporter, with much of the success of his art. Since their marriage, Lois has been involved in the production of the artist?s prints to ensure the highest possible quality. Their family also includes two children, Joe and Laura. Hansel has received national recognition and numerous awards for his wonderful art. He has been commissioned to create several paintings for Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association. His limited edition prints are successful fundraisers for various conservation organizations. Hansel also has been honored with many other awards throughout his career. Jim Hansel?s art and his success are living testimony to the rewards of hard work and perseverance regardless of life?s challenges.

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Dreams of a Nation by G. Harvey

Lot 71S: Dreams of a Nation by G. Harvey

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $1,900 - $2,375

Description: Dreams of a Nation by G. Harvey - Edition Size: 50 - Giclee on Canvas - Artist Proof Dimensions: 30 x 24 Release Date: 2-2010 ???.G.Harvey and his images have influenced a worldwide enthusiasm and demand for contemporary American art for a generation. Few artists have intrigued and captivated art collectors as widely as the celebrated painter, G. Harvey. During his storied career, G. Harvey has painted turn-of-the-century America as no other artist. His scenes are warm, thoughtful portraits of our country?s bustling cities in a more genteel era and outstanding Western sagas of working cowhands at home in rugged landscapes. Gerald Harvey Jones, known to his patrons and peers as G. Harvey, grew up in the rugged hills in Central Texas where herds of longhorn cattle were driven along the dusty trails. This background has been the inspiration for the artist?s commitment to portraying the spirit of America. Through his art, our country?s history lives. Harvey restores all those memories, sights, sounds, and emotions. With his ability to capture the drama, light, and feeling of a moment, the artist brings the heart of his painting to the viewer. G. Harvey is not only an extraordinary painter, but an accomplished sculptor. His original works and bronze sculptures are in the collections of major corporations, prestigious museums, American presidents, governors, foreign leaders, and captains of industry. The artist has been the recipient of innumerable awards and the subject of four books. Harvey has been honored with one-man shows at the Smithsonian Institution and the National Archives in Washington, D. C. The artist?s original paintings are represented in major galleries. His annual, one-man shows are consistent sell-outs where Harvey collectors come from all around the country to view and compete to own an outstanding work by the artist. G. Harvey lives in the beautiful Texas Hill Country with his wife, Pat, where they enjoy living near their children and grandchildren. A studio adjacent to his home is a sanctuary for creating the paintings that his legions of devoted collectors eagerly anticipate with each new work. G. Harvey?s work reminds us that the world has changed very much and very little; country lanes and city streets are still romantic. It is, after all, from living in the present that the artist draws inspiration for the past.

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Echinopsis Cactus Monet by Richard Reynolds

Lot 78S: Echinopsis Cactus Monet by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $880

Description: Echinopsis Cactus Monet by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 38 x 36 Release Date: 9-2011 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

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Days of the Coldmaker by Martin Grelle

Lot 84S: Days of the Coldmaker by Martin Grelle

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $190 - $240

Description: Days of the Coldmaker by Martin Grelle - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Open Edition Signed Dimensions: 11 x 14 Release Date: 11-2011 ???.Whether painting the Native Americans in a dramatic, picturesque setting, or the American cowboy in the dusty cattle-working pens, Martin Grelle captures the spirit, beauty, and vastness of the West in his historically-accurate, compelling images. Grelle studies diligently to portray the diverse cultures of the American West accurately and with sensitivity. His knowledge of the cowboy?s way of life, gained from his time spent horseback on ranches during the annual Cowboy Artists of America?s (CAA) trail ride, as well as the time spent with local ranchers and friends, is evident in his contemporary cowboy paintings. The many hours spent in museums, at historical re-enactments, in visiting with experts on Native American culture, and reading from his extensive library, have helped him to bring his vision of the Plains Indian culture to life on canvas. Grelle was born when his family lived on a small farm a few miles from the small, Central Texas town of Clifton, which he still calls home today. This beautiful and historic area has become a mecca for artists, including many of Grelle?s close friends. They all enjoy getting together to "talk art?, critique each other?s work, and exchange ideas. Many of them, including Grelle, teach annual workshops through a local art facility known as the Bosque Conservatory, which has begun to have a national presence. Grelle treasures this feeling of community and the opportunities he is afforded living in such a creative environment. The artist?s talents were evident as a child and he began painting at an early age. Luckily for the budding painter, acclaimed Western artists James Boren and Melvin Warren had settled in the same area while he was in school. With excellent guidance from James Boren, a full-time artist was born in his early twenties. Since then, Grelle has studied and traveled widely to seek subject matter for his work. Working primarily in oils on canvas, the artist?s figures and landscape become one in a painterly style rich in vibrant color and narrative. For more than 30 years Grelle has made a career of his art, and has won awards of both regional and national importance. In 1995, he was elected to the Cowboy Artists of America, and he is one of the younger active members. He is currently serving his second term on the board of directors for that organization, and participates in the Annual CAA Exhibition and Sale at the Phoenix Art Museum each October. Grelle won the CAA People?s Choice Award in 2002, for his painting Monarchs of the North, and the Ray Swanson Memorial Award in 2008, for his painting Newlyweds. He has also been privileged to participate in other major juried shows across the United States. Included in that list are the Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition and Sale at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, which he has participated in each year since 1995, the Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition & Sale at the Autry National Center, and the inaugural Quest for the West Exhibition & Sale at the Eiteljorg Museum. Awards of merit include the Prix de West Purchase Award, which he won in 2002 for his painting Teller of Tales, and again in 2005, for his painting Two Coups, making him one of only 6 artists to have won the top award twice. Grelle has also won twice the Nona Jean Hulsey Ramsey Buyer?s Choice Award at Prix de West, first in 2004 with Signs Along the Snake, and again in 2006, for Dust in the Distance. The artist is represented by Overland Gallery of Fine Art, in Scottsdale, Arizona, where a one-man show is held for Grelle each March. The 2008 show marked Grelle?s 20th anniversary one-man show with the gallery. The artist has been profiled in a number of publications, including the magazines Art of the West, Western Art Collector, Southwest Art, Western Art & Architecture, Persimmon Hill, American Cowboy, Western Horseman, Wild West, and InformArt. His work has also been showcased on the covers of many of these publications. Grelle says humbly, "I thank God for the ability and the opportunities He has given me, and I hope I can continue to grow and learn more with each finished painting. I am honored by everyone who collects my work, and I will always strive to create artwork worthy of their attention, and their investment.?

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JOHN BUXTON - THE FORDING PLACE

Lot 86W: JOHN BUXTON - THE FORDING PLACE

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $945 - $1,260

Description: John Buxton - The Fording Place - Hand Signed - Limited Edition Canvas - Image Size: 30"w X 20"h. Limited Edition Of: 100 - It Is Summer In The Iroquois Territory And A Small Group Has Set Up Their Temporary Camp On The Banks Of A River, Where The Fish And Game Are Plentiful. At The End Of The Season The Men And The Women Will Move To Higher Ground, Where More Permanent Camps Keep Them Out Of Reach Of The Winter Floods. While Women Took Care Of Camp Chores, Men Spent Most Of Their Time Hunting Or Preparing To Hunt, If Not Preparing For War Against Some Neighboring Group. The Men Of "the Fording Place" Set Out Across Their River In Search Of Yet Another Unknown Daily Adventure.??about The Artist - John Buxton John Was Born And Raised In The Small Town Of Oxford, Nc. From Childhood, He Excelled At Drawing And Painting. After Two Years Of General College In His Home State, He Traveled To Los Angeles To Earn His Bpa Degree In Illustration From The Art Center College Of Design. John Was A Successful Illustrator For 31 Years, Working In Detroit, Cleveland And Finally Pittsburgh Where He Met And Married A Cute Receptionist Named Noralee. During This Period, Buxton Worked For Several Advertising Studios But In 1983, He Formed John Buxton Illustration, Inc. On Of His Clients Was The National Geographic Society (book Division And World Magazine) Where John Developed A Fascination With Their Dedication To Documentation And Research, Insuring That All Artwork Was As Correct As Possible. This Impressed On Him The Realization That Most Of His Adverting Illustration Had Been "throw Away Art" And Perhaps There Was Another Type Of Art That May Be Held In Higher Regard. Thusly, In 1994, Buxton Put Aside The Requests Of Art Directors To Begin Painting Subjects More To His Interests And Hopefully Of More Validity. He Wasn't Quite Sure, However, With So Much To Choose From, Just Which Subject Matter He Was Going To Paint. John Soon Began Exhibiting His New Oil Paintings, Placing Two Works In The Birds In Art Show At The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. These Two Paintings Were Later Reproduced In The Best Of Wildlife Art, Volume 2 By Rachael R. Wolf, Published By Northlight Books. John Also Tried The National Park Service's Annual Competition, Art For The Parks Placing In Their Top 100 And Included In Their Traveling Show. The Society Of Animal Artists Elected Him To Membership And Invited Him To Exhibit In Their National Snows. He Also Exhibited With The American Academy Of Equine Artists Before Settling Into His True Niche-historical Art. Buxton's Historical Images Of The 18th Century Depicting Scenes From The Birth Of Our Nation, Allowing "witness" To Momentous Events Or Experiencing Everyday Life On The Frontier Allows American History To Come To Life. His Compassion And Enthusiasm For Historical Accuracy Has Propelled Him To Great Heights Of Recognition. Numerous Museums And Historical Sites Permanently Display His Extensively Researched Paintings. Several Documentary Files Have Chosen His Art To Enhance Their Programs. A Program, Using John's Paintings To Inspire Students With Our Heritage, Was Developed On Disc To Be Distributed To Schools And Teachers. John's Paintings Have Been Featured Within Scores Of Genre Magazines. Feature Articles Have Appeared In Us Art Magazine, Westsylvania Magazine, America's First Freedom And More Recently, Art Of The West Magazine In Its January/february 2006 Issue Featuring John's Paintings And Insight Into Their Creation. The Artists Magazine's Annual Art Competition Awarded Buxton's Painting, How Many Beaver? First Place In The 2005 Portrait/figure Division From Over 4,000 Entries. It Was Featured On The Cover In December. In The Part, Most Of John's Art Was Painted As Private Commissions. He Endeavors To Produce More Paintings Each Year For Select Shows, Such As The Masters Invitational At The Autry Museum In Burbank, Ca, The Miniature Show At The Gilcrease Museum In Tulsa And The Miniature Show At Settlers West Gallery In Tucson. This Year, John Will Also Exhibit In The Eiteljorg Museum's Quest For The West Show In Indianapolis. He Was Recently Accepted Into Membership Of The Oil Painters Of America. He Lives In Pennsylvania With His Wife Noralee. They Have Two Children, Bryan And Megan And Will Soon Be Blessed With Two New Grandchildren.

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HOWARD TERPNING - YAPPING DOGS

Lot 89W: HOWARD TERPNING - YAPPING DOGS

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $405 - $540

Description: Howard Terpning - Yapping Dogs - Hand Signed - Canvas - Edition Image Size: 12"w X 9"h. Limited Edition Of: 200 - If You Were Lucky Enough To Visit The Retrospective Howard Terpning: A Tribute To The Plains People At The Autry National Center In 2012, You Would Have Found That Terpning?s Smallworks? And Miniatures Are As Important As The Larger Works Of Any Collection. Many A Collector?s Initial Purchase Is A Miniature: The First Jewel That Opened The Door To The Joy Of Collecting. Smallworks? Also Complete Any Fine Art Display With That Final Elegant Touch. "yapping Dogs" Was Unveiled At The 2012 Settlers West Miniature Show In Tucson, Az And Was An Immediate Sensation. ?this Chiricahua Apache Warrior Is Returning To Camp Down River With His Pack Horse Laden With Goods That He May Have Obtained In Trade, But We Will Never Know For Sure,? Explains Terpning. ?every Camp Had Many Dogs Always Present To Complain Or Greet Old Friends Upon Their Arrival. Both Cochise And Geronimo Were Chiricahua And This Band Of Apache Was The Last To Oppose The U.s. Government?s Control Of Their Ancestral Lands.? This 12" X 9" Smallworks? Fine Art Edition Giclèe Canvas Offers The Collector Or First Time Buyer A Point Of Easy And Affordable Access To Owning The Work Of One Of The Most Important Painters Of Our Time.??about The Artist - Howard Terpning Is One Of The Most Lauded Painters Of Western Art. His Awards Are So Numerous And He Is Honored With Them So Often, That To List Them Would Require Changing The Count Every Few Months. To Name Three Would Be To Cite The Highest Prizes Awarded To Western Art: Countless Awards From The Cowboy Artists Of America, The Hubbard Art Award For Excellence, The National Academy Of Western Art?s Prix De West And The Lifetime Achievement Award From The Gene Autry Museum. Why Such Praise? Passion, Compassion, Devotion And Respect For His Subject Matter, Extraordinary Talent In Palette And Brushstroke, An Exceptional Ability To Evoke Emotion Both In His Paintings And From Those Viewing Them ? All This And More Has Made Terpning The "storyteller Of The Native American." Born In Illinois And Educated At The Chicago Academy Of Fine Arts And The American Academy Of Art, He First Gained Attention From Some Powerful Time And Newsweek Covers. Film Fans Praised His Movie Posters For Such Classics As The Sound Of Music, Dr. Zhivago And The Re-issue Of Gone With The Wind. But His Love Of The West And Native American Traditions Saw His Transition To Fine Art. Terpning Is A Long-time Member Of The Cowboy Artists Of America, Which Has Presented Him With Gold And Silver Awards, "best Of Show" Awards, And "best Overall Show By A Single Artist" Awards More Than Two Dozen Times. His Book, The Art Of Howard Terpning Won The Wrangler "outstanding Art Book" Award From The National Cowboy Hall Of Fame.

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Troubled Waters by Martin Grelle

Lot 105S: Troubled Waters by Martin Grelle

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $180 - $225

Description: Troubled Waters by Martin Grelle - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Open Edition Signed Dimensions: 12 x 12 Release Date: 11-2012 ???.Whether painting the Native Americans in a dramatic, picturesque setting, or the American cowboy in the dusty cattle-working pens, Martin Grelle captures the spirit, beauty, and vastness of the West in his historically-accurate, compelling images. Grelle studies diligently to portray the diverse cultures of the American West accurately and with sensitivity. His knowledge of the cowboy?s way of life, gained from his time spent horseback on ranches during the annual Cowboy Artists of America?s (CAA) trail ride, as well as the time spent with local ranchers and friends, is evident in his contemporary cowboy paintings. The many hours spent in museums, at historical re-enactments, in visiting with experts on Native American culture, and reading from his extensive library, have helped him to bring his vision of the Plains Indian culture to life on canvas. Grelle was born when his family lived on a small farm a few miles from the small, Central Texas town of Clifton, which he still calls home today. This beautiful and historic area has become a mecca for artists, including many of Grelle?s close friends. They all enjoy getting together to "talk art?, critique each other?s work, and exchange ideas. Many of them, including Grelle, teach annual workshops through a local art facility known as the Bosque Conservatory, which has begun to have a national presence. Grelle treasures this feeling of community and the opportunities he is afforded living in such a creative environment. The artist?s talents were evident as a child and he began painting at an early age. Luckily for the budding painter, acclaimed Western artists James Boren and Melvin Warren had settled in the same area while he was in school. With excellent guidance from James Boren, a full-time artist was born in his early twenties. Since then, Grelle has studied and traveled widely to seek subject matter for his work. Working primarily in oils on canvas, the artist?s figures and landscape become one in a painterly style rich in vibrant color and narrative. For more than 30 years Grelle has made a career of his art, and has won awards of both regional and national importance. In 1995, he was elected to the Cowboy Artists of America, and he is one of the younger active members. He is currently serving his second term on the board of directors for that organization, and participates in the Annual CAA Exhibition and Sale at the Phoenix Art Museum each October. Grelle won the CAA People?s Choice Award in 2002, for his painting Monarchs of the North, and the Ray Swanson Memorial Award in 2008, for his painting Newlyweds. He has also been privileged to participate in other major juried shows across the United States. Included in that list are the Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition and Sale at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, which he has participated in each year since 1995, the Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition & Sale at the Autry National Center, and the inaugural Quest for the West Exhibition & Sale at the Eiteljorg Museum. Awards of merit include the Prix de West Purchase Award, which he won in 2002 for his painting Teller of Tales, and again in 2005, for his painting Two Coups, making him one of only 6 artists to have won the top award twice. Grelle has also won twice the Nona Jean Hulsey Ramsey Buyer?s Choice Award at Prix de West, first in 2004 with Signs Along the Snake, and again in 2006, for Dust in the Distance. The artist is represented by Overland Gallery of Fine Art, in Scottsdale, Arizona, where a one-man show is held for Grelle each March. The 2008 show marked Grelle?s 20th anniversary one-man show with the gallery. The artist has been profiled in a number of publications, including the magazines Art of the West, Western Art Collector, Southwest Art, Western Art & Architecture, Persimmon Hill, American Cowboy, Western Horseman, Wild West, and InformArt. His work has also been showcased on the covers of many of these publications. Grelle says humbly, "I thank God for the ability and the opportunities He has given me, and I hope I can continue to grow and learn more with each finished painting. I am honored by everyone who collects my work, and I will always strive to create artwork worthy of their attention, and their investment.?

Condition Report: New-Mint

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Opening Day by Mona Shafer Edwards

Lot 106S: Opening Day by Mona Shafer Edwards

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $250

Description: Opening Day by Mona Shafer Edwards - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Open - Stretched Dimensions: 18 x 24 Release Date: 8-2012 ???.The artwork of Mona Shafer Edwards stretches from fashion illustration, to courtroom drama, and to the silver screen of Hollywood. A Los Angeles native, Ms. Edwards earned a Bachelor?s degree with honors from prestigious Art Center College of Design. Mona is author/illustrator of "Captured! Inside the World of Celebrity Trials?, and has illustrated many books for the Fashion Industry; for HarperCollins, Addison Wesley Longman, and Hachette Publishing, New York. Edwards has taught fashion sketching and advertising illustration classes at UCLA, FIDM and TradeTech, Los Angeles, as well as being a guest lecturer at High Schools and Colleges. Mona has put pen to paper to bring life to countless world-famous and cornerstone trials. Both OJ Simpson cases were covered and Mona worked as well on the Michael Jackson molestation trial, Anna Nicole Smith, Rodney King, and Lindsay Lohan cases, for National and International News outlets, and entertainment magazine shows, to name only a few. Her work has been featured on ABC,CNN,20/20,Extra, Entertainment Tonight, E!,as well as Time , Newsweek, US, and Entertainment Weekly Magazine. Ms. Edwards has created storyboards and sketch art for several films and television productions; including Moulin Rouge, The Ghost of Mississippi, Medium, Shark, Big Love, as well as a recurring role on the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful. She illustrated a music video, NEDA, for Amnesty International, for the band, " The Airborne Toxic Event? Mona is represented by WinnDevon art publishing, with several collections of Fashion and Fine Art posters for the Canadian company. Since 2001, Mona has been the Courtroom Art judge in the California Mock Trials competition, lending her expertise to the Constitutional Rights Foundations annual High School tournaments, and has contributed her talents to the Cedars Sinai Hospital, The Grossman Burn Center, and created the bronze logo award for the Genesis Awards, Humane Society.

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JOHN BUXTON - KINSMAN TO THE SHAWNEE

Lot 111W: JOHN BUXTON - KINSMAN TO THE SHAWNEE

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $203 - $270

Description: John Buxton - Kinsman To The Shawnee - Hand Signed - Limited Edition Print - Image Size: 15 1/4"w X 25"h. Limited Edition Of: 350 - John Buxton, Known For The Painstaking Research He Puts Into His Historical Paintings, Has Left Something To The Viewer?s Imagination In "kinsman To The Shawnee." What Are The Two Men Discussing And What Is The Native Girl With Flint Corn And A Grinding Stone Thinking? We Do Know That 18th Century French Canadian Traders Often Married Native Women And Adopted The Ways Of Their People To Enable Closer Ties For Better Trade And Protection. These Canadians Adopted Native Dress And Often Tattooed Themselves As Well, But It Was Said ? Not About The Face. If You Look Closely, You?ll See The Native Man On The Right Has Facial Markings And The Mark Of A Medicine Wheel On His Hand. The Canadian, Dressed In A French Touque (or Tuque), Is Tattooed With A Jesuit Symbol. Trade With Their French Brothers, And Often With The British, Became A Staple Of All Indian Nations. The Cultural Heritage Of The Shawnee People Is Rich And Colorful.??about The Artist - John Buxton John Was Born And Raised In The Small Town Of Oxford, Nc. From Childhood, He Excelled At Drawing And Painting. After Two Years Of General College In His Home State, He Traveled To Los Angeles To Earn His Bpa Degree In Illustration From The Art Center College Of Design. John Was A Successful Illustrator For 31 Years, Working In Detroit, Cleveland And Finally Pittsburgh Where He Met And Married A Cute Receptionist Named Noralee. During This Period, Buxton Worked For Several Advertising Studios But In 1983, He Formed John Buxton Illustration, Inc. On Of His Clients Was The National Geographic Society (book Division And World Magazine) Where John Developed A Fascination With Their Dedication To Documentation And Research, Insuring That All Artwork Was As Correct As Possible. This Impressed On Him The Realization That Most Of His Adverting Illustration Had Been "throw Away Art" And Perhaps There Was Another Type Of Art That May Be Held In Higher Regard. Thusly, In 1994, Buxton Put Aside The Requests Of Art Directors To Begin Painting Subjects More To His Interests And Hopefully Of More Validity. He Wasn't Quite Sure, However, With So Much To Choose From, Just Which Subject Matter He Was Going To Paint. John Soon Began Exhibiting His New Oil Paintings, Placing Two Works In The Birds In Art Show At The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. These Two Paintings Were Later Reproduced In The Best Of Wildlife Art, Volume 2 By Rachael R. Wolf, Published By Northlight Books. John Also Tried The National Park Service's Annual Competition, Art For The Parks Placing In Their Top 100 And Included In Their Traveling Show. The Society Of Animal Artists Elected Him To Membership And Invited Him To Exhibit In Their National Snows. He Also Exhibited With The American Academy Of Equine Artists Before Settling Into His True Niche-historical Art. Buxton's Historical Images Of The 18th Century Depicting Scenes From The Birth Of Our Nation, Allowing "witness" To Momentous Events Or Experiencing Everyday Life On The Frontier Allows American History To Come To Life. His Compassion And Enthusiasm For Historical Accuracy Has Propelled Him To Great Heights Of Recognition. Numerous Museums And Historical Sites Permanently Display His Extensively Researched Paintings. Several Documentary Files Have Chosen His Art To Enhance Their Programs. A Program, Using John's Paintings To Inspire Students With Our Heritage, Was Developed On Disc To Be Distributed To Schools And Teachers. John's Paintings Have Been Featured Within Scores Of Genre Magazines. Feature Articles Have Appeared In Us Art Magazine, Westsylvania Magazine, America's First Freedom And More Recently, Art Of The West Magazine In Its January/february 2006 Issue Featuring John's Paintings And Insight Into Their Creation. The Artists Magazine's Annual Art Competition Awarded Buxton's Painting, How Many Beaver? First Place In The 2005 Portrait/figure Division From Over 4,000 Entries. It Was Featured On The Cover In December. In The Part, Most Of John's Art Was Painted As Private Commissions. He Endeavors To Produce More Paintings Each Year For Select Shows, Such As The Masters Invitational At The Autry Museum In Burbank, Ca, The Miniature Show At The Gilcrease Museum In Tulsa And The Miniature Show At Settlers West Gallery In Tucson. This Year, John Will Also Exhibit In The Eiteljorg Museum's Quest For The West Show In Indianapolis. He Was Recently Accepted Into Membership Of The Oil Painters Of America. He Lives In Pennsylvania With His Wife Noralee. They Have Two Children, Bryan And Megan And Will Soon Be Blessed With Two New Grandchildren.

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JOSHUA SPIES - WATERLINE

Lot 124W: JOSHUA SPIES - WATERLINE

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $1,215 - $1,620

Description: Joshua Spies - Waterline - Hand Signed - Canvas Edition -image Size: 48"w X 19"h. Limited Edition Of: 50 - The Zebra, Like Most Members Of The Horse Family, Is A Highly Social Animal. Mountain Zebras And Plains Zebras Form Family Groups That Will Remain Together For A Lifetime, Grazing, Migrating And Stopping To Drink Together. Joshua Spies Has Captured A Family Of Zebras In The Magnificent Light Of An African Sunset On The "waterline." Although Based In South Dakota, Joshua Spies Has A World Of Wildlife Experience Under His Belt. His Frequent Trips Across North America And Into Africa Have Supplied Him With An Entire Animal Kingdom?s Worth Of Subjects. ?on A Recent Safari To South Africa I Took Over 2,500 Photographs!? Says Spies. ?many Times These Photographs Not Only Help With Detail, Light And Color, But Are The Inspiration For A New Work. I Really Look Forward To Doing Something New And Challenging In Each New Creation!???about The Artist - Joshua Spies Biography This Young Artist Has Had The Example, Encouragement, And Help Of Some Of America's Best And Most Well Known Wildlife Artists.... Terry Redlin, Terry Isaac, And Paco Young, Among So Many Others Have Watched And Encouraged Spies' Career. He Is A Life Member Of Foundation For North American Wild Sheep, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, And Pheasants Forever, A Heritage Sponsor Of Ducks Unlimited, And A Member Of The Safari Club International, National Turkey Federation, And The Nra. Spies Is One Of Six Artists Throughout The Country Selected For The 2003 Ducks Unlimited National Art Package, And Was Also A Finalist In The 2003 Du International Artist Of The Year Competition. His Art Was Selected For The 2002 And 2003 Pheasants Forever National Art Packages, And His Painting "annual Descent" Was Awarded People's Choice Winner In 2002 At The Foundation For North American Wild Sheep National Convention. Spies Was Also A Finalist In Two Federal Duck Stamp Competitions And Recently Placed First Place In The 2003 Sd Duck Stamp Competition. His Painting, "last Glance - Dall Sheep," Received The People's Choice Award And The Artist Of The Year Award At The Foundation For North American Wild Sheep National Convention In 2004 And His Original, "turkey Ridge," Was Selected For The 2005/2006 Ducks Unlimited National Art Package. Additional Accomplishments Over The Past Year Include Having His Artwork Selected To Be In The Mgm Movie "a Guy Thing", And Having His Artwork Sold Nationwide In Dillard's Department Stores With Their Hemingway Furniture Collection. "twentieth Century Fox" Is Using Three Paintings In Their Upcoming Movie Titled "electra" Starring Jennifer Garner. Spies Was Interviewed By People Magazine, Featured In Us Art And Wildlife Art Magazine, As Well As Featured In "people To Watch In Year 2001 And Beyond" In The Sioux Falls, Sd Argus Leader. Spies' Other Notable Achievements Include Receiving First Place In The "international Artists Management" Art Competition In St. Petersburg, Fl, As Well As Being A Finalist In The International Art Competition Of N.y. Miniatures And The South Carolina Waterfowl Stamp Competition. He Excels In Photography As Well, And Has Competed And Attended Kodak/national Geographic Hot Shots In Washington, D.c. And National Geographic Magazine's Workshop And Competition In Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He Was Recognized For Top Photograph For The Latter And Was Published By National Geographic. Spies Is A Resident Of Watertown, South Dakota.

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JOHN WEISS - TRUE COMPANIONS

Lot 133W: JOHN WEISS - TRUE COMPANIONS

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $750 - $1,000

Description: John Weiss - True Companions - Hand Signed - Limited Edition Canvas - Image Size: 24"w X 23"h. Limited Edition Of: 100 - John Is Known Nationally As The Foremost Portrait Artist Of The Canine Species. His Intimate Observation Of The Animal Has Evolved Into An Insight Into Our Relationships With Them And Even Ourselves And, In The Case Of This Particular Painting, Himself. "true Companions" Is Homage To His Labrador Retriever, Maggie. Although John Does Not Paint Himself Into His Own Work, We Are Observing A Common Occurrence In His Own Backyard. While The Two Seem To Be Basking In The Warmth And Amber Glow Of The Evening?s Fire, Is It Possible That Something Else Deflects The Night?s Chill? In The Company Of His Steadfast Companion, A Moment That Could Be Considered Full Of Loneliness Becomes One Of Magic.??about The Artist - John Weiss ?i Enjoy Painting Things People Can Relate To,? John Weiss Says, ?perhaps Because I Can Relate To Them Myself. They?re Familiar Things, Part Of An Everyday Life We Can Understand And Enjoy.? Weiss Developed This Appreciation During His Childhood In Akron, Ohio. His Father Was A Draftsman To Whom John Credits His Disciplined Approach To Art. He Drew Throughout His Childhood And Developed His Skill In High School Art Classes. On A Trip To Maine, He Saw An Exhibit Of Andrew Wyeth?s Work, Which Inspired Him To Pursue Art While Attending Kent State University. Weiss Left College After Two Years To Go Into The Landscape Business, But He Returned To Full-time Painting Within Four Years. ?my Work Is Essentially Self-taught,? He Maintains. ?i Study The Work Of Artists I Admire And Learn From Their Methods And Techniques. I Studied Color Theory By Referring To A Color Wheel And Mixing Paints. Experience Is The Best Teacher.? Weiss Persevered With His Study And His Dedication Has Paid Off. Today His Paintings Of Dogs And Of Horses Have An Avid And Loyal Following. ?word Of Mouth Has Resulted In My Works Being Sold All Over The World,? He Says. ?there Was Even One Portrait Of A Dog That Was Presented To Queen Elizabeth By Lady Barlow.? Weiss? Work Is Exhibited Regularly And Recently He Won The ?cover Of The Year? Award From The National Dog Writers Association.

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A Call to the Rivals by Edward Aldrich

Lot 135S: A Call to the Rivals by Edward Aldrich

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $320

Description: A Call to the Rivals by Edward Aldrich - Edition Size: 750 - Print - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 20 x 30 Release Date: 3-2007 ???.In the vast wildlife world of Edward Aldrich, the image of an animal is more than a realistic portrayal; the artist captures the very essence of his subject. Aldrich is dedicated to reaching beyond the rendering of wildlife and the natural world; his belief is that conveying the inherent being of an animal is integral to his art. The viewer is drawn into a scene not to simply look at and appreciate it, but feels he or she has actually witnessed the wonder of wildlife. The artist?s style breaths life into his subjects and conveys a feeling of actually there. Aldrich?s precise brush technique and sense of light and composition place him in the tradition of the past masters of 19th century Britain such as Sir Edwin Henry Landseer. Aldrich graduated from the Rhode Island School of design in 1987 and has enjoyed a very successful career in wildlife painting. He paints in watercolor and in oil and travels the world to view, sketch, and photograph his subjects. The artist paints a broad spectrum of wildlife and its varied habitats, but prefers the cats, North American wildlife, and birds. As an accomplished painter, Aldrich has received numerous awards, and his work has been exhibited in shows throughout the country. In 2000, the artist received the Elliott Lisken Award of Excellence from The Society of Animal Artists. Aldrich participates in annual shows such as "Small Works, Small Wonders? at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum; "Western Visions? at the National Museum of Wildlife Art; the Oil Painters of America Annual National Show; and the "Birds in Art? at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum to name a few. The artist has also had twelve one-man shows in his career. Aldrich?s book, "Drawing and Painting Animals,? features over 100 of his paintings and drawings. In this stunning book, the viewer journeys with the artist deep into the creative process as he shares his thoughts about what goes into his artwork. Aldrich?s outstanding art has been featured in numerous articles in national publications such as Southwest Art, Wildlife Art, American Artist, and others. Edward Aldrich?s dynamic images are exhibited in galleries in the United States and in Canada. The artist and his family reside in Colorado.

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High Country Retreat by Jim Hansel

Lot 139S: High Country Retreat by Jim Hansel

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $450 - $570

Description: High Country Retreat by Jim Hansel - Edition Size: 25 - Giclee on Canvas - Artist Proof Dimensions: 16 x 24 Release Date: 7-2010 ???.Jim Hansel is a very talented artist who has achieved success by overcoming special challenges to create his beautiful paintings. At a young age, Hansel demonstrated his artistic ability; throughout his life, he never swayed from his dream of becoming an artist. As long as the artist can recall, his love of wildlife and the outdoors have inspired his work so he may share his vision of nature?s wonders. The world Hansel paints is not always the world he sees. At the age of twelve, he was diagnosed with a degenerative eye condition, which has left him legally blind. Mastering his visual limitations, he has learned to create beautifully-detailed images with magnification and low-vision aids. Working only one or two inches away from the canvas, Hansel painstakingly paints in the details of a work, while forming in his mind a clear picture of the finished painting. Hansel also relies on his camera to capture his ideas and bring them into focus. He uses photographs to bring the landscapes and the wildlife models back to his studio. At this stage of starting a painting, he enlarges the photographs, if necessary, to see them more clearly. Amazingly, the artist then gazes through his glasses and commences his first brush strokes as his painting comes to life a few square inches at a time. Hansel?s visual challenges require him to spend more time on a painting adding his details than many artists?.sometimes working four months on a single canvas. Hansel wants his artwork to be judged on its own merit, not on the basis of an artist with a visual impairment. This determination and being blessed with a talent to create his outstanding images have brought him national recognition. Since his first print release in 1987, he has produced nearly 100 limited editions, and many have sold out. The artist?s attention to detail and distinctive, colorful landscapes are very popular with art collectors nationwide. Hansel credits his wife, Lois, his most ardent supporter, with much of the success of his art. Since their marriage, Lois has been involved in the production of the artist?s prints to ensure the highest possible quality. Their family also includes two children, Joe and Laura. Hansel has received national recognition and numerous awards for his wonderful art. He has been commissioned to create several paintings for Ducks Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, and the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association. His limited edition prints are successful fundraisers for various conservation organizations. Hansel also has been honored with many other awards throughout his career. Jim Hansel?s art and his success are living testimony to the rewards of hard work and perseverance regardless of life?s challenges.

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JOHN WEISS - FROM THE HEART

Lot 140W: JOHN WEISS - FROM THE HEART

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $540 - $720

Description: John Weiss - From The Heart - Hand Signed - Limited Edition Canvas - Image Size: 20"w X 15"h. Limited Edition Of: 100 - John Weiss Has A Gift For Capturing The Most Precious Moments, Ones That Resonate With Us All. In "from The Heart," The Artist?s Granddaughter Innocently Shares An Ice Cream Cone With An Old Friend. The Golden Summer Sunlight Lends The Companions A Warm Glow As They Enjoy The Simple Pleasures Life Has Brought Them. "from The Heart" Is Truly A Painting That Will Touch Each Of Us.??about The Artist - John Weiss ?i Enjoy Painting Things People Can Relate To,? John Weiss Says, ?perhaps Because I Can Relate To Them Myself. They?re Familiar Things, Part Of An Everyday Life We Can Understand And Enjoy.? Weiss Developed This Appreciation During His Childhood In Akron, Ohio. His Father Was A Draftsman To Whom John Credits His Disciplined Approach To Art. He Drew Throughout His Childhood And Developed His Skill In High School Art Classes. On A Trip To Maine, He Saw An Exhibit Of Andrew Wyeth?s Work, Which Inspired Him To Pursue Art While Attending Kent State University. Weiss Left College After Two Years To Go Into The Landscape Business, But He Returned To Full-time Painting Within Four Years. ?my Work Is Essentially Self-taught,? He Maintains. ?i Study The Work Of Artists I Admire And Learn From Their Methods And Techniques. I Studied Color Theory By Referring To A Color Wheel And Mixing Paints. Experience Is The Best Teacher.? Weiss Persevered With His Study And His Dedication Has Paid Off. Today His Paintings Of Dogs And Of Horses Have An Avid And Loyal Following. ?word Of Mouth Has Resulted In My Works Being Sold All Over The World,? He Says. ?there Was Even One Portrait Of A Dog That Was Presented To Queen Elizabeth By Lady Barlow.? Weiss? Work Is Exhibited Regularly And Recently He Won The ?cover Of The Year? Award From The National Dog Writers Association.

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Golden Lakes Trail by Bill Anton

Lot 143S: Golden Lakes Trail by Bill Anton

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $990 - $1,240

Description: Golden Lakes Trail by Bill Anton - Edition Size: 95 - Giclee on Canvas - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 20 x 24 Release Date: 8-2007 ???.Bill Anton was born in Chicago in 1957 and later moved to Prescott, Arizona. He graduated from Northern Arizona University. Later, after committing to painting full-time, he studied under Michael Lynch and Ned Jacob, who encouraged him to paint from life. ?While the nature of my work necessitates much studio time, more and more of my painting is done outside.? Anton?s work has been published in Southwest Art, Architectural Digest, Art of the West, Equine Images, Western Horseman and Art-Talk. Corporate collections that include his work are Sears, Dupont, State Farm Insurance, Bank of America, Hewlett Packard, and Trust Company of the West. His award winning work has been displayed at the Prix de West at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Masters of the American West at The Autry Museum, The National Center for American Western Art, the Old West Museum, and The National Museum of Wildlife Art. In addition, his work is in the permanent collection of the prestigious Gilcrease Museum. ?I do not see myself as a biographer of the cowboy. I know some artists feel they are recording history on the ranches as life there is today, but the focus of my work has always been mood and passion. If I?m recording anything, I?m recording how I feel about the west. I want the viewer to feel the drama of atmosphere and the mystery of a western night. I want the volume and portent of a cloud to be evident in the calligraphy of a brushstroke. The pack of muscle below a horse?s shoulder should be energized by a gestural application of paint. ?You see, I love to paint. And I love the American west. I was born in Chicago, but the Sierra Nevada, Sangre de Cristo, Sawatch and a hundred other ranges of our rocky mountains were the only ?Big Shoulders? I was ever interested in. Walking thunderstorms, sunstruck cedars, rimrock and artfully abstract water patterns charge the landscape with impossible beauty. ?Amidst this nobility is its caretaker: the rancher. With the natural ease of generations bred to the saddle, he is a powerful image further ennobled by a fine horse. An artist under the spell of the west has the privilege of marshalling the virtues of landscape, figure andequine painting into one supremely paintable subject: the American cowboy.? - Bill Anton

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Iceland Poppy by Richard Reynolds

Lot 152S: Iceland Poppy by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $250

Description: Iceland Poppy by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 16 x 16 Release Date: 3-2011 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

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Red 11 by Richard Reynolds

Lot 169S: Red 11 by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $620 - $780

Description: Red 11 by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas Open, Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 27 x 36 Release Date: 2-2012 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

Condition Report: New-Mint

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Pectins by Richard Reynolds

Lot 173S: Pectins by Richard Reynolds

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $260 - $330

Description: Pectins by Richard Reynolds - Edition Size: Open - Giclee on Canvas, Signed - Museum Wrapped Dimensions: 20 x 16 Release Date: 10-2012 ???.Richard Reynolds has been photographing nature for more than 40 years. His interest in photography began in 1968 when he borrowed a Kodak Signet camera to take to Big Bend National Park. After three years in college studying pre-engineering and architecture, he enrolled in 1973 at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, where he received a bachelor?s degree in Industrial Photography and Color Technology in 1976. From 1976 ? 1980, Richard was Technical Staff Assistant at the University of Texas Department of Journalism where he managed the photo lab and instructed students in lab and studio photography techniques. During that time he honed his black and white and color landscape photography skills in Texas and the American Southwest. From 1980 ? 1983 he continued to improve his nature and landscape photography skills while living in Greensboro, NC. In 1983, he returned to Texas to take a job as Chief Photographer for the Texas Tourist Development Agency and in this position, he traveled the state, documenting its people, tourist attractions, and numerous natural resources. During that time Richard?s photographs were used thousands of times in travel guides, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, and newspapers around the world. In 1990, he struck out on his own to establish a stock photography business specializing in Texas subjects. During that time he continued to sell his work to prominent state and national publications such as Texas Highways, Texas Parks and Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, Southern Living, Outside, Reader?s Digest, Westways, AAA World and many others. Richard has been the sole photographer of a cookbook, 10 books of landscape and nature photography, and co-photographer of two others; the sole photographer of several dozen calendars, and has 28 Texas Highways covers to his credit. He currently resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Nancy.

Condition Report: New-Mint

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Peace and Not So Quiet by Dustin Van Wechel

Lot 174S: Peace and Not So Quiet by Dustin Van Wechel

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $320 - $400

Description: Peace and Not So Quiet by Dustin Van Wechel - Edition Size: 50 - Giclee on Paper - Artist Proof Dimensions: 16 x 20 Release Date: 1-2014 ???.In February of 2002, Dustin Van Wechel left a successful 8-year career in the advertising industry to pursue his true passion, fine art, full-time. Since then, Dustin has won numerous distinctions including the prestigious 2004 Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Competition, the Wildlife Award and Teton Lodge Company Award at the 2006 Arts for the Parks competition, and he's received awards in several leading art publications such as The Artist?s Magazine, The Pastel Journal, and Drawing Magazine. His work has been exhibited all throughout the U.S., including one-man shows and major art exhibitions, as well as in the National Museum of Wildlife Art's Western Visions show in Jackson, Wyoming. Dustin and his wife, Yvonne, currently reside in Gilbert, Arizona.

Condition Report: New-Mint

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Cowboy Revival by Martin Grelle

Lot 179S: Cowboy Revival by Martin Grelle

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,140

Description: Cowboy Revival by Martin Grelle - Edition Size: 50 - Canvas - Artist Proof Dimensions: 20 x 30 Release Date: 6-2001 ???.Whether painting the Native Americans in a dramatic, picturesque setting, or the American cowboy in the dusty cattle-working pens, Martin Grelle captures the spirit, beauty, and vastness of the West in his historically-accurate, compelling images. Grelle studies diligently to portray the diverse cultures of the American West accurately and with sensitivity. His knowledge of the cowboy?s way of life, gained from his time spent horseback on ranches during the annual Cowboy Artists of America?s (CAA) trail ride, as well as the time spent with local ranchers and friends, is evident in his contemporary cowboy paintings. The many hours spent in museums, at historical re-enactments, in visiting with experts on Native American culture, and reading from his extensive library, have helped him to bring his vision of the Plains Indian culture to life on canvas. Grelle was born when his family lived on a small farm a few miles from the small, Central Texas town of Clifton, which he still calls home today. This beautiful and historic area has become a mecca for artists, including many of Grelle?s close friends. They all enjoy getting together to "talk art?, critique each other?s work, and exchange ideas. Many of them, including Grelle, teach annual workshops through a local art facility known as the Bosque Conservatory, which has begun to have a national presence. Grelle treasures this feeling of community and the opportunities he is afforded living in such a creative environment. The artist?s talents were evident as a child and he began painting at an early age. Luckily for the budding painter, acclaimed Western artists James Boren and Melvin Warren had settled in the same area while he was in school. With excellent guidance from James Boren, a full-time artist was born in his early twenties. Since then, Grelle has studied and traveled widely to seek subject matter for his work. Working primarily in oils on canvas, the artist?s figures and landscape become one in a painterly style rich in vibrant color and narrative. For more than 30 years Grelle has made a career of his art, and has won awards of both regional and national importance. In 1995, he was elected to the Cowboy Artists of America, and he is one of the younger active members. He is currently serving his second term on the board of directors for that organization, and participates in the Annual CAA Exhibition and Sale at the Phoenix Art Museum each October. Grelle won the CAA People?s Choice Award in 2002, for his painting Monarchs of the North, and the Ray Swanson Memorial Award in 2008, for his painting Newlyweds. He has also been privileged to participate in other major juried shows across the United States. Included in that list are the Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition and Sale at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, which he has participated in each year since 1995, the Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition & Sale at the Autry National Center, and the inaugural Quest for the West Exhibition & Sale at the Eiteljorg Museum. Awards of merit include the Prix de West Purchase Award, which he won in 2002 for his painting Teller of Tales, and again in 2005, for his painting Two Coups, making him one of only 6 artists to have won the top award twice. Grelle has also won twice the Nona Jean Hulsey Ramsey Buyer?s Choice Award at Prix de West, first in 2004 with Signs Along the Snake, and again in 2006, for Dust in the Distance. The artist is represented by Overland Gallery of Fine Art, in Scottsdale, Arizona, where a one-man show is held for Grelle each March. The 2008 show marked Grelle?s 20th anniversary one-man show with the gallery. The artist has been profiled in a number of publications, including the magazines Art of the West, Western Art Collector, Southwest Art, Western Art & Architecture, Persimmon Hill, American Cowboy, Western Horseman, Wild West, and InformArt. His work has also been showcased on the covers of many of these publications. Grelle says humbly, "I thank God for the ability and the opportunities He has given me, and I hope I can continue to grow and learn more with each finished painting. I am honored by everyone who collects my work, and I will always strive to create artwork worthy of their attention, and their investment.?

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JOHN BUXTON - COMING TO TRADE

Lot 183W: JOHN BUXTON - COMING TO TRADE

by Artistic Holdings Company

April 19, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $188 - $250

Description: John Buxton - Coming To Trade - Hand Signed - Limited Edition Print - Image Size: 22 1/2"w X 13 1/2"h. Limited Edition Of: 250 - John Buxton, ?artist Of Our Heritage,? Engages Both History Buffs And Art Lovers Alike With Each Fine Art Limited Edition. His Unique Combination Of Detailed Historical Accuracy And Artistic Mastery Brings The Past To Life As Few Others Can. In "coming To Trade," Buxton Portrays The Co-existence Between The French And Native Americans. ?this Painting An Iconic Depiction Of What Drew Both Sides To Tolerate The Other In What Came To Be Known As The Fur Trade,? Buxton Says. ?furs From The New World Helped Finance French Expansion And Trade Items Enhanced The Living Standard Of The Native Nations. Bows And Arrows Were No Longer The Preferred Hunting Method And French Cutlery Replaced Stone Axes And Knives. Cooking Pots, Needles And Even Wire Soon Became Highly Prized Among The Indians As They Became Slightly More European. French Traders, Many Of Whom Lived Among The Indians, Changed As Well. They Readily Accepted Native Culture And Custom ? To The Extent That It Was Difficult To Distinguish A Frenchman From His Native Ally. Though They Tried, Jesuit Priests Were Not Quite As Successful At Transforming Natives Into Cultured, God-fearing Frenchmen.???about The Artist - John Buxton John Was Born And Raised In The Small Town Of Oxford, Nc. From Childhood, He Excelled At Drawing And Painting. After Two Years Of General College In His Home State, He Traveled To Los Angeles To Earn His Bpa Degree In Illustration From The Art Center College Of Design. John Was A Successful Illustrator For 31 Years, Working In Detroit, Cleveland And Finally Pittsburgh Where He Met And Married A Cute Receptionist Named Noralee. During This Period, Buxton Worked For Several Advertising Studios But In 1983, He Formed John Buxton Illustration, Inc. On Of His Clients Was The National Geographic Society (book Division And World Magazine) Where John Developed A Fascination With Their Dedication To Documentation And Research, Insuring That All Artwork Was As Correct As Possible. This Impressed On Him The Realization That Most Of His Adverting Illustration Had Been "throw Away Art" And Perhaps There Was Another Type Of Art That May Be Held In Higher Regard. Thusly, In 1994, Buxton Put Aside The Requests Of Art Directors To Begin Painting Subjects More To His Interests And Hopefully Of More Validity. He Wasn't Quite Sure, However, With So Much To Choose From, Just Which Subject Matter He Was Going To Paint. John Soon Began Exhibiting His New Oil Paintings, Placing Two Works In The Birds In Art Show At The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. These Two Paintings Were Later Reproduced In The Best Of Wildlife Art, Volume 2 By Rachael R. Wolf, Published By Northlight Books. John Also Tried The National Park Service's Annual Competition, Art For The Parks Placing In Their Top 100 And Included In Their Traveling Show. The Society Of Animal Artists Elected Him To Membership And Invited Him To Exhibit In Their National Snows. He Also Exhibited With The American Academy Of Equine Artists Before Settling Into His True Niche-historical Art. Buxton's Historical Images Of The 18th Century Depicting Scenes From The Birth Of Our Nation, Allowing "witness" To Momentous Events Or Experiencing Everyday Life On The Frontier Allows American History To Come To Life. His Compassion And Enthusiasm For Historical Accuracy Has Propelled Him To Great Heights Of Recognition. Numerous Museums And Historical Sites Permanently Display His Extensively Researched Paintings. Several Documentary Files Have Chosen His Art To Enhance Their Programs. A Program, Using John's Paintings To Inspire Students With Our Heritage, Was Developed On Disc To Be Distributed To Schools And Teachers. John's Paintings Have Been Featured Within Scores Of Genre Magazines. Feature Articles Have Appeared In Us Art Magazine, Westsylvania Magazine, America's First Freedom And More Recently, Art Of The West Magazine In Its January/february 2006 Issue Featuring John's Paintings And Insight Into Their Creation. The Artists Magazine's Annual Art Competition Awarded Buxton's Painting, How Many Beaver? First Place In The 2005 Portrait/figure Division From Over 4,000 Entries. It Was Featured On The Cover In December. In The Part, Most Of John's Art Was Painted As Private Commissions. He Endeavors To Produce More Paintings Each Year For Select Shows, Such As The Masters Invitational At The Autry Museum In Burbank, Ca, The Miniature Show At The Gilcrease Museum In Tulsa And The Miniature Show At Settlers West Gallery In Tucson. This Year, John Will Also Exhibit In The Eiteljorg Museum's Quest For The West Show In Indianapolis. He Was Recently Accepted Into Membership Of The Oil Painters Of America. He Lives In Pennsylvania With His Wife Noralee. They Have Two Children, Bryan And Megan And Will Soon Be Blessed With Two New Grandchildren.

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