Untitled Original by G. Harvey
The item up for sale is a very Rare and Authentic Original Oil Painting on
Canvas by acclaimed Texas artist G. Harvey. Harvey painted this
masterpiece in 1956. The focus of this work is a mighty Texas oak and
an inviting sky-blue stream meandering alongside it. It is said in
Texas "that no one paints a Texas Oak quite like G. Harvey" and the
artist does not disappoint in this magnificent original oil on canvas.
As you look at this masterful artwork you can feel the light prairie
wind wisping gently through the tree. As an artist Harvey is forever
famous for the creativity, passion, realism and many other ideals that
his images reflect and his genius is clearly seen throughout this piece.
His talents are truly amazing as with brushstrokes of paint he can
still create such a strong, yet beautiful oak tree. G Harvey's
realistic style where recognizable landscapes come to life on a 2
dimensional surface are some of his most desired artworks like the one
here. This original Oil Painting is being listed at well below the
retail value with the Submit Best Offer option.
Harvey, better known as simply ???G. Harvey,??? is one of the most
historically significant American artists. Harvey began painting images
of the American West and idolized artist Edouard Cortes painted similar
subject matter. He used a classic artist style and depicted classic
American images of horses and western landscapes. Harvey struggled
during the first years, but found critical acclaim in 1965 at his first
major art show in New York City. He soon developed a following,
including the President Lyndon Johnson who loved the artist???s style and
related to his American west themed images as a native Texan himself.
During the same year, G. Harvey would be honored with the New Master???s
Award presented by the Artists??? Professional League. The prestigious
award cemented Harvey???s place in the art scene and interested in word
exploded. His reputation would lead Harvey on to considerable commercial
success and his work became extremely popular among independent art
collectors. G. Harvey???s work is collected by a number of former U.S.
Presidents and foreign leaders. The Smithsonian commissioned Harvey to
paint the institutions 150th anniversary commemorative painting called
???The Smithsonian Dream.??? His work???s ability to share American history
coupled with his classic art technique gives his work a timeless quality
that is respected by art critics. G. Harvey???s prints and original
paintings continue to be bestsellers in America and around the world.
original G. Harvey oil on canvas (36" x 48") artwork recently sold for
$409,500.00 at a Scottsdale Art Auction. Firerock Fine Art has served
G. Harvey Collectors in the southwest for over four years and it is safe
to say that during the time this is the nicest Original Harvey artwork
we have ever received. Having recently retired, Harvey original works
of art are destined to continue to rise in value. This is your
opportunity to own an original work of art painted by the artist
generally considered to be the greatest living Texas born and Western
artist. This oil painting is an incredibly desirable work by Harvey,
and is housed in a beautiful frame that compliments the beauty of the
artwork. This artwork is spectacular to look at and will be the perfect
addition to any home or office. Painted in 1956 the artwork has some
accretions. That said the artwork was recently cleaned and varnished by
Arizona Art Restoration and looks simply magnificent. The artwork is
guaranteed authentic and will come with the original cancelled check
made payable to the "Country Store" is was purchased with on October 16,
1956. Additionally, a Gallery COA will accompany the art. This
painting measures approx. 24" x 36", is signed by Harvey in the lower
left corner "G. Harvey 56". It is framed beautifully in a wood molding
with gold highlights. It is a fantastic original oil that will add
beauty to any room it is hung. The framed dimensions are approx. 32??? x
44". About Firerock Fine Art: We
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All serious offers will be considered
and his images have influenced a worldwide enthusiasm and demand for
contemporary American art for a generation. Few artists have intrigued
and captivated art collectors as widely as the celebrated painter, G.
Harvey. During his storied career, G. Harvey has painted
turn-of-the-century America as no other artist. His scenes are warm,
thoughtful portraits of our country???s bustling cities in a more genteel
era and outstanding Western sagas of working cowhands at home in rugged
Harvey Jones, known to his patrons and peers as G. Harvey, grew up in
the rugged hills in Central Texas where herds of longhorn cattle were
driven along the dusty trails. This background has been the inspiration
for the artist???s commitment to portraying the spirit of America. Through
his art, our country???s history lives. Harvey restores all those
memories, sights, sounds, and emotions. With his ability to capture the
drama, light, and feeling of a moment, the artist brings the heart of
his painting to the viewer.
Harvey is not only an extraordinary painter, but an accomplished
sculptor. His original works and bronze sculptures are in the
collections of major corporations, prestigious museums, American
presidents, governors, foreign leaders, and captains of industry. The
artist has been the recipient of innumerable awards and the subject of
four books. Harvey has been honored with one-man shows at the
Smithsonian Institution and the National Archives in Washington, D. C.
artist???s original paintings are represented in major galleries. His
annual, one-man shows are consistent sell-outs where Harvey collectors
come from all around the country to view and compete to own an
outstanding work by the artist.
Harvey lives in the beautiful Texas Hill Country with his wife, Pat,
where they enjoy living near their children and grandchildren. A studio
adjacent to his home is a sanctuary for creating the paintings that his
legions of devoted collectors eagerly anticipate with each new work.
Harvey???s work reminds us that the world has changed very much and very
little; country lanes and city streets are still romantic. It is, after
all, from living in the present that the artist draws inspiration for