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John Clymer -Lost

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John Clymer -Lost
Lost
Artist: John Clymer
Date of Birth: 1907-1989
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 20 x 36 inches
Signed: Signed lower left/CA
Verso:
Frame/Outer Dim: 30 x 46
Well, he’s got some daylight (though the shadows are getting long) his gun is sleeved and dry, and his horse looks okay, but the trapper in John Clymer’s Lost has some reasonably quick thinking to do before night falls, or the temperature drops, or a blizzard rolls in, or something hungry sees his plight and thinks about seizing the day, as they say. Clymer was a keen student of the mountain man era in the American West, and he knew that things could go south in a hurry, especially for a solitary trapper in an unfamiliar vastness. The steam of the trapper’s breath, curling white in the cold, tells you all you need to know about his exasperation. It isn’t despair quite yet, but desperation is right behind him, in that treeline.
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