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Fanning, Larry - Colorado Buffalo

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Fanning, Larry - Colorado Buffalo
SOLD
Winning Bid Undisclosed
This item SOLD at 2018 Jan 20 @ 13:48UTC-7 : PDT/MST
Colorado Buffalo
Artist: Fanning, LarryDate of Birth: 1938-2014
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 36 x 54
Signed: Signed lower right and dated 93
Verso:
Frame/Outer Dim: 48 x 66 x 3
Like many artists, Larry Fanning began in illustration, working for Boeing Aircraft where, as he says, his “art talent was used to try to sell bombers to the Air Force.” Fanning also worked for Hallmark and Mattel but then, after some spiritual soul searching, he gathered a portfolio and sought to make a life at the easel, painting Western and wildlife subjects. He has made quite a success of it, developing a super-realistic style that emphasizes the drama in the moment he chooses to depict.
This lot is illustrated in The Story of Leanin’ Tree on page 389.
A copy of the book will accompany this lot
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