DescriptionWILLIAM ROBINSON LEIGH (American 1866-1955)
Oil on canvas
27.5in. x 21.5in.
Signed lower right
Inscribed on reverse: #2 The Killer;
Illustrated: Collier's Magazine,Sagebrush Rembrandt, Nov. 11, 1950
Jane DuBois, W. R. Leigh: the Definitive Illustrated Biography, 1977, p.135
Exhibited: Grand Central Galleries, 1948 Paintings by William R. Leigh, no.2, label on reverse
Labels on reverse: William R. Leigh (1866-1955), The Fight in the Canyon
Trailside Galleries, Jackson Wyoming/Desert Southwest Art Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
Mongerson Galleries, Chicago, IL
This painting will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonne being prepared by Debbie White and the Gerald Peters Gallery
Brian Roughton: Very nice painting.
Gavin Spainerman: Attribution is okay.
Original unlined canvas, very small area of beva treatment on back (center) corresponding area of surface (underside of horse) covered with a thin layer of varnish, overall excellent condition
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2017 October 13 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas