Cowboy Print by Harold Bryant in wood 2.5" frame. "The Challenge" US Print No. 745-958 CATALDA Fine prints. 24" x 19" including the 2.5" wood frame. Has just two areas that are blemished but in good condition. Not sure of the age, but it is original.
Harold Bryant: A commercial artist and western painter, Harold Bryant was born in Pickrell, Nebraska, and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago before serving in World War I.
He settled briefly on his family ranch in Colorado and from there, made a sketching trip to the Hopi and Navajo Indian tribes in northern Arizona. In 1919, he moved to Chicago and began his career as a commercial artist. In 1921, he took another Southwest sketching trip.
In the late 1920s, he was an illustrator in New York City before settling into fulltime painting of life on western ranches.
He died in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Peggy and Harold Samuels, The Illustrated Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists of
the American West
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