Expressions that have the word “horse” in them take many forms. “Sam Savitt’s Book of Horse Nonsense” (1975) is a humorous rendition of many such terms. This pen and ink illustration of the Quarter Horse appeared in the book and measures 11 by 13 inches. The buyer also gets a copy of the book. Price: $475.
Expressions that have the word “horse” in them take many forms. “Sam Savitt’s Book of Horse Nonsense” (1975) is a humorous rendition of many such terms. This pen and ink illustration of the Draft Horse appeared in the book and measures 11 by 12 inches. The buyer also gets a copy of the book. Price: $475.
Although Savitt did numerous simple portraits in pencil, this one is a little different in that it uses watercolor, mainly grays, but with some highlights in other colors and a black pen. This artwork on sketch paper, created with an economy of strokes, measures 13 by 17 inches. Price: $350.
Domination of the herd
Sam Savitt often painted wild horses and sometimes they were fighting for domination of the herd. This dramatic high-action watercolor is already fully framed and measures 20 by 17 inches. Price $1,275, plus shipping (but not insurance)
The signature line indicates that this sketch with colored pencils was done in 1966. This simplest of drawings that captures the act of a woman saddling a horse measures 13 by 17 inches on plain paper. Price $250.
In the hands of a master illustrator like Sam Savitt, the simplest of sketches can bring life to their subject. This drawing with colored pencil on paper measures 10 by 13 inches. Price: $300.
Using just two colored pencils, this drawing brings added definition to a simple drawing of a horse standing in a field. It is on 10 by 14 inch paper with no mat or frame. Price: $425.
3 on a ball
This action-packed image captures the excitement of polo matches. This original painting consists of black and white watercolor on paper. And the image measures 9 by 9 inches and it is in a frame measuring 14 by 20 inches. Price: $1,075.