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John Hampton, oil on canvas

Currency:USD Category:Art / General - Paintings Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:15,000.00 - 25,000.00 USD
John Hampton, oil on canvas
SOLD
17,000.00USDto floor+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2012 Mar 17 @ 13:10UTC-6 : CST/MDT
John Hampton (1918-1999). CA. McNelly's Rangers 1875. 32" x 48" oil on canvas. Signed lower left: J W HAMPTON CA, © 1986 (artist's cipher). (est. $15,000-25,000). Provenance: The S. George & Helen Binson Estate, donated to the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum (Cheyenne, WY). Additional information: In 1874, Leander Harvey McNelly was commissioned to head a special force of Texas Rangers. They were very active in suppressing lawlessness in the Nueces Strip, an area of land along the border between the Nueces River and the Rio Grande.- Excerpt from the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum website. Literature: Illustrated in the 21st Exhibition: Cowboy Artists of America 1986 catalogue. (Copy included). Condition reports can be viewed at: www.MarchInMontana.com/docs/2012CR.pdf