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    Frank Reaugh (American, 1860-1945)
    West Texas
    Pastel on paper laid on board
    3 x 7-1/2 inches (7.6 x 19.1 cm)
    Signed faintly lower right: F. Reaugh

    PROVENANCE:
    David Dike Fine Art, Dallas;
    Private collection, Houston, Texas.

    Frank Reaugh was an artist who devoted his considerable artistic skills to impressionistic depictions of West Texas. He has been called the "Dean of Texas Artists" because in the 1890s, the first of many art students began accompanying him on his frequent West Texas sketching trips. Most of Reaugh's pastels are small in size, and therefore, well adapted to transport and use in open country. This allowed him to travel the vast expanses of the state easily and to work in the outdoors with relatively little fuss. His pastel landscapes are considered some of the most poetic depictions of Texas ever produced.


    Condition Report*: Sheet is laid on board; extremely minor losses to the edges; signature is faint but still legible. Framed under acrylic.
    Framed Dimensions 5.5 X 10.5 Inches
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    September, 2020
    26th Saturday
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