Ron Stewart: Western Artist, Oil Painting, "Desert Bandits", CA 1070, Rare Early Painting, #689
689. Dimensions: Frame measures 24.5' x 30'. This was one of Ron‰۪s very early and perhaps the first in exploring Arabian horses early in his career. It is considered a very rare piece.
Condition: Excellent Condition for its age. There are some small stains on the frame insert given the age. The frame also has some nicks. The piece should be reframed for maximum effect.
Provenance: From an estate in Florida. Originally purchased by the owner in Death Valley in 1969-1970.
Additional Ron Stewart Paintings can be found at: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/CulturalPatina/sections/16492699 and his Bronze work can be found at: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/CulturalPatina/sections/16131018
Ron Stewart is a painter and sculptor of western, historical, wildlife, and animal subjects. He was born in Brooklyn, NY.
In the over-crowded field of contemporary western artists, Ron Stewart's professional achievements have made his work familiar to a wide range of discriminating collectors. Ron is among those who is tied hard and fast to the quality of painting and the historical fidelity of the Old West Masters.
The refined artistic abilities, in watercolor, oil, and bronze, are truly distinguished, but Ron brings more to his work than just the technical competence of a western illustrator.
The Ron Stewart hallmark is the representation of the mood and the atmosphere appropriate to whatever he approaches. His paintings breathe life into the dusty pages of western history, be it the bawl of longhorn cattle, the war whoop of the red men, or the mountain man in his wilderness solitude.
Ron has received awards multiple times at the competitive Death Valley Invitational (5), the George Phippen Memorial (3), and Best of Show, and Best Watercolor at the Pikes Peak National Invitational Show (2), and he also received numerous awards at the Western Artist of America, including three gold medals in Watercolor, two Silver medals in Watercolor, and one Silver medal in Oil, and one Silver medal in Bronze.
His work can be seen at Mountain Trail Galleries in Jackson, Wyoming; Signature Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, and Santa Fe, NM; Long coat Gallery, Ruidoso, NM; and Sanders Gallery, Tucson, AZ. His life was chronicled in Artists of the Rockies and the Golden West in winter of 1979,
Stewart has exhibited throughout the West in juried and group shows, collecting a variety of top awards for his works, including numerous gold and silver medals in oil, watercolor, bronze and drawing. International collections include locations in England, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Spain, the Philippines, and Japan.
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