WILLIAM ROBINSON LEIGH (American 1866-1955)
    The Killer
    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.

    Condition Report*:

    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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    November, 2005
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