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    G. HARVEY (American, b. 1933)
    Closing the Winter Gap, 1977
    Oil on canvas
    18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: G. Harvey / 1977 ©

    Each cowboy was the shepherd of his herd, and his priority was the welfare of the livestock. Here, a pair of cowboys is locking up the gate that leads to the mountain pass. The thick winter snows that reveal the horses' tracks in the foreground have closed the gap, making it too treacherous for passage until spring. Any animal to stray towards the pass would surely be lost.


    More information about Harvey, G. (Gerald Harvey Jones), also known as Harvey, G. (Gerald Harvey Jones), G. (Gerald Harvey Jones) Harvey.

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    16th Wednesday
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