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    WILLIAM SLAUGHTER (1923-2003)
    Untitled Bluebonnets and Rocky Hillside, 1974
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
    Signed lower left

    This painting was dedicated by the artist as follows: Best wishes to Charlie and Laverne Martin on the occasion of your wedding. W. A. Slaughter 3/2/75.

    This painting is characterized by excellent composition. Slaughter uses two live oaks and an exposed rocky cliff to direct the viewers eye into the center of the canvas. The sky is characterized by dramatic clouds. In the distance a remote hill can be seen through the hazy moisture-laden atmosphere.

    Provenance:
    Acquired by descent from the artist by the present owner


    Condition Report*: Excellent condition. Period frame in excellent condition.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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