Sam Savitt horse information charts are well known in the United States. One of them focuses on horses used in the West. This painting in gouache was a first draft for that chart. (The final version added more horses.) This unique piece of artwork, which leaves space for text, measures 18 by 24 inches and was produced on a stiff, heavy cardboard. Price: $1,575.
The Kellogg Arabian ranch in California was the scene of this exquisite drawing, which measures 10 by 14 inches. Rendered in pencil, this drawing truly showcases Sam Savitt’s enormous skill at creating live action with the simplest of mediums. Price: $950.
Sam Savitt had a long-running interest in the wild horses of the western U.S. This rough, which measures 9 by 15 inches, employs warm gouache colors to suggest summer heat in the Great Plains. The painting is enclosed in a mat for protection. Price: $925.
This unique piece of art was created to go on the top of a calendar. Space in the center has been provided for the year. The 38 horses in this artwork, drawn with black pen, has the unusual dimensions of 23 by 6 inches. Price: $900. (SOLD)
This uniquely powerful pencil drawing is an unusually close-up view of a rider taking a fence with the horse looking as though it could jump out of the picture. Rendered on medium-weight paper, this image measures 14 by 17 inches.. Price: $850.
Horse and rider are taking a bad fall in this scene from a rodeo. The drawing, completed in 1961, was rendered in black ink. Yet despite the passing of six decades, it remains in excellent condition and as vibrant as ever. Held in a mat board, the image measures 8 by 11 inches. Price: $1,125.
This quick sketch underscores the talent of a gifted artist to capture a moment in a contest known as barrel racing — an obstacle course run on horseback. This is a rough drawing that effectively highlights the energy of the event. This pencil drawing on light-weight paper measures 14 by 16 inches with no mat. Price: $550.
This interesting back view of a cowboy with a rope in hand ready to lasso a calf was an illustration for a 1967 magazine ad for Wrangler jeans. This detailed pencil drawing on paper measures 8 by 13 inches. Price: $775 (sold).