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Under Western Skies - The Art of Bob Pummill

Duty, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0972105611 / ISBN 13: 9780972105613
Published by National Center for American Western Art, Kernville, Texan (2002)
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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11" Oblong. 176 p . Full to 1/4 page color illustrations. 162 illustrations. Contents include; Foreword, preface, introduction, painting history, 6 chapters, from idea to canvas, the arist's life, and list of illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # 030719

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Title: Under Western Skies - The Art of Bob Pummill

Publisher: National Center for American Western Art, Kernville, Texan (2002)

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Bob Pummill

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Bob Pummill’s paintings capture the grand adventure of the American West—cattle drives, stagecoaches, wagon trains traveling over long stretches of the Western prairies–images that most people associate with the “Old West.” He has spent four decades refining his craft and today is counted among the nation’s finest Western artists. He is a member of the prestigious Cowboy Artists of America and his paintings can be found in major collections throughout the country.

Under Western Skies chronicles Pummill’s entire career and offers a perspective on both Western history and the creative process of painting. The stories found in the book are the individual stories of the American West. Contemplating the paintings in this book gives one the sense of what it would have been like to have been there, to feel the chill in the early morning air, to smell the food cooking on the fire, and maybe even to feel the soreness after a long day in the saddle or on the wagon seat.

Under Western Skies presents both the grand panorama of the West and the quieter moments of individuals wrestling a living from a hard, but beautiful land.

About the Author:

BOB PUMMILL was one of the original artists whose work was featured in the Western Heritage Sale in Dallas and Houston, which quickly became one of the leading outlets for Western art. In 1984, he became a member of the premier group of Western artists in the country, the Cowboy Artists of America. He later served as president of that organization.MICHAEL DUTY is the executive director of the National Center for American Western Art, home of the Cowboy Artists of America Museum in Kerrville, Texas. His latest book is Cowboy Artists of America.

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