APRIL 2024 AUCTION,

LOT 203

Edgar S. Paxson

1852-1919

AK-ENE

MEDIUM: Oil on canvas

DIMENSIONS: 24 x 20 inches

ESTIMATE: $18,000.00 - $24,000.00

Signed and dated 1905 upper left

SHIPPING DIMENSIONS: 32 x 28 x 4 inches

Additional Information

Accompanied by a letter of authenticity by Willliam E. Paxson, Jr., (great-grandson of the artist and author of the book E. S. Paxson Frontier Artist)

Born before Frederic Remington and Charlie Russell, who was a close friend, Edgar S. Paxson had a front-row view of history during the final days of the Wild West. The New York-based artist was encouraged to go West by James Fenimore Cooper novels. After heading to the Montana Territory in 1877, the artist spent time as a cowboy, hunter, stagecoach guard, military scout and a sign painter before becoming an artist. He would go on to paint many historic scenes, although his Native American portraits are highly desirable.

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