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    EUGENE THURSTON (1896-1993)
    Van Horn Mountains, 1930s to 1940s
    Oil on artistboard
    12 x 16 inches (30.5 x 40.6 cm)
    Signed lower left
    Signed and titled verso

    Born into an art family, Eugene Thurston's first lessons were from his mother, Fern, a fixture of the El Paso artist community. He first started in art as a cartoonist and commercial artist producing advertisements for local businesses. In the 1920s, he was encouraged by Audley Dean Nichols, Harry Wagoner, and his mother. He was a charter member of the El Paso Artists Association and one of its earliest presidents. He primarily exhibited in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and California.

    Provenance:
    David Dike Fine Art


    Condition Report*: Excellent condition. Period frame in excellent condition.
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    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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