8 Scovel, Mike - Takes One Helluva Cowboy to Stop a Stampede

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This item SOLD at 2018 Jan 19 @ 13:14UTC-7 : PDT/MST
Category Art
Auction Currency USD
Start Price NA
Estimated at 600.00 - 900.00 USD
Takes One Helluva Cowboy to Stop a Stampede
Artist: Scovel, MikeDate of Birth: b. 1949
Medium: Oil on board
Dimensions: 10 x 8
Signed: Signed lower right
Frame/Outer Dim: 11.5 x 9.5

A copy of the Leanin’ Tree greeting card that features this art work will accompany this lot.
Mike Scovel’s caricatures of what Ed Trumble calls “ornery, sweet, cantankerous, bashful, careworn cowboys” have appeared on Leanin’ Tree cards for over twenty-five years. Despite the whimsicality of some of his his subject matter, Scovel is an accomplished artist who also sculpts and paints. Along with Bonnie Shields and Boots Reynolds, Mike Scovel formed Cowboy Cartoonists International in 1992. CCI now has twenty members and the organization mounts several group exhibits every year.