APRIL 2024 AUCTION,

LOT 224

Don Oelze

b. 1965

Ambush Road

MEDIUM: Oil on canvas

DIMENSIONS: 36 x 50 inches

ESTIMATE: $20,000.00 - $30,000.00

Signed lower left

SHIPPING DIMENSIONS: 47.5 x 61.5 x 5 inches - 36 lbs.

Additional Information

In my painting Ambush Road , the raw essence of the Apache Wars period unfolds on canvas. A scene of suspense takes center stage as armed Apache warriors pursue a stagecoach through the the desert. The isolation of the road amplifies the tension, with the unsuspecting stage driver blissfully unaware of the imminent danger charging thunderously from behind. The dust kicked up by galloping hooves adds a layer of urgency to the moment, creating a dramatic image of conflict and impending confrontation. This work I believe captures the essence of a pivotal and dangerous chapter in the history of the Southwest. I invite viewers to step into the heart of the Apache Wars and witness the intensity of this era. - Don Oelze

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