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 small, fanciful piece of art is rendered in gouache with an array of colors that blends realism and abstract styles. The image measures 5 by 7 inches and it is contained inside a mat board. Price: $750.
A staple of Sam Savitt artwork were his drawings of mares and foals. This particular drawing was the last draft before the finalization of a drawing that was reproduced by the thousands in the 1970’s. This small, graceful pencil drawing measures 10 by 12 inches. It is produced on light-weight paper and does not have a mat. Price: $750.
Perhaps nothing is as representative of Sam Savitt’s immense talent as his ability to draw the head of a horse. This 12- by-15-inch illustration on medium-weight paper evokes the life-like power of his work. Price: $500.
This watercolor painting of a Clydesdale appeared in Sam Savitt’s 1962 book “Around the World with Horses.” The painting, which measures 8 by 10 inches, is held in a plain white mat board for its protection. Despite being nearly 60 years old, it is in excellent condition. Price: $1,175.
Since the 1950s, Sam Savitt frequently illustrated the covers of books, more than 130 by other authors, plus 15 of his own. The right half of this watercolor, whose entire image measures 13 by 19 inches, would have been the front cover. (That’s why the signature appears in the center. ) The left side of the painting was the back cover. Price: $2,125.
This 8-by-10-inch rough sketch of an Arab soldier on horseback was done in preparation for a more finished product that appeared in a magazine article. This watercolor sketch is basically impressionist, but the subject matter is quite clear. Price: $325.
This drawing at a friend’s stable in 1951 is a great example of Sam Savitt’s skill at capturing what he saw with a pencil and a sketch pad. The drawing measures 9 by 12 inches. Price: $325.