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 Vaqueros Working the Brush

 11 by 15 inches Watercolor on paper 

Byron Wolfe art
 Lot 370 

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This piece is in very good condition. With the unaided eye there are no issues. Closer inspection under ultraviolet light reveals normal fluorescence of artist's pigments and no signs of restoration. The work is mounted under glass and has not been inspected out of the frame. The piece is framed in a brown/grey frame with a cream linen liner, gold fillet and a cream matting. The matting is signed; ‘Ute Signal on the Rio Chama’ From the Sketch Book of Byron B. Wolfe. The frame is in very good condition with normal wear. Verso on the back of the piece: “VAQUEROS WORKING THE BRUSH” TIME – 1749 to 1775 PLACE – Southwest Texas to California. REF. – Vaqueros of the Brush Country by J. Frank Dobie. The Vaquero American Scene by Paul Rossi. NOTE – Vaqueros were considered the best ropers and riders in the world. Charlie Russell said, quote, “I never saw cowboys until I stopped at Chihuahua City, Mexico and saw a bunch of Terraza’s outing on a show in the square.
Signed l/l: Byron B. Wolfe - CA [cipher] ©1972 

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