LOT 088

Tom Lovell


Salting the Vein

MEDIUM: Oil on board

DIMENSIONS: 16 x 22 1/2 inches

Signed lower left

Signed, description and titled verso


SOLD FOR: $4,000

Including Buyers Premium

Additional Information

Biltmore Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

After J.C. Leyendecker, Norman Rockwell and N.C. Wyeth lit up the Golden Age of Illustration, a younger generation of artists was coming up that would provide a second great age of illustration in New York City in the 1950s and 1960s. Artists in the group included Kenneth Riley, James Bama, John Clymer and Howard Terpning. And smack in the middle was Tom Lovell, who was born in New York City and raised in its streets. In 1975, after nearly 40 years in illustration, he moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he painted powerful images of pioneers, cowboys, Native Americans and other Western subjects. Through much of his work was a deep and abiding principle of respect for the West’s history and people.


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