This pencil drawing, which measures 14 inches square, is a rough sketch on light paper, which has been affixed to foam board. This drawing may well have been Mr. Savitt’s concept for a painting. There is some smudging on the paper, but it is a well-executed piece of a rider in fox-hunting attire. Price: $550.
Featured on the cover of the Jan/Feb 2019 issue of UnTacked magazine, this is a limited-edition print, created in the 1980’s and signed by Sam Savitt at that time. While this web site normally sells only original art, this item is being offered because of the UnTacked article. It measures 25 by 18 inches. Price: $90.
This is a rough but very complex pencil drawing of a polo match involving five horses and riders. The image measures 12 by 16 inches. This drawing is on smudged paper, which has been affixed to foam board. Price: $625.
In this simple scene of horse waiting to be untied, Sam Savitt relies on a an economy of pencil strokes to capture this scene. The drawing on heavy paper measures 14 by 17 inches. Price: $500. (sold)
“Dinny and Dreamdust,” a book written in 1962 by Doris Townsend, featured illustrations by Sam Savitt. This watercolor illustration was originally produced for the back cover of her book. The painting is protected under clear plastic and held in a mat measuring 12 by 15 inches. The image measures 7 by 8.5 inches. Price: $700. (SOLD)
Wild horses were always very interesting to Sam Savitt and he often painted this subject. This painting in gouache is a great example. He flicked tiny drops of paint against the horses to simulate flying dirt with great effect. Held inside a mat measuring 15 by 20 inches, the image is 9 by 15 inches. Price: $1,650.
This large oil painting seems to tell a story of rider somewhere in the Middle East trying to escape on horseback. Painted on a canvas board, ths painting measures 15 by 20 inches. It does not contain a mat or frame. Price: $1,800.
This little watercolor on paper, which measures 7 by 8 inches, is one of our smallest Savitt watercolor paintings. It is a simple but pleasing image and has no mat. Price: $500. (sold)
This pencil drawing, which measures 14 inches square, is a rough sketch executed on light paper, which has been affixed to foam board. I rate the condition of the drawing as “fair,” but it is a very good representation of Sam Savitt’s ability to capture the horse in motion. The words at the bottom of the page, “bareback bronc” are his notes. Price: $550.