“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.

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 well-defined sketch of a horse being loaded into a trailer has slight damage — a ripple and slight tear in the lower right-hand corner. But it’s pretty minor stuff. The drawing measures 13.5 by 16.5 inches. Price $325.

Included in 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 portrait is one of a series created for the 1962 book “Around the World with Horses,” by Sam Savitt. The image of this painting was later used for print reproductions.  Painted in gouache, this piece is framed under clear plastic with a simple white mat. For that reason, the painting itself is in excellent condition. The mat measures 14.5 by 16 inches. The image itself is 8 by 11 inches.  Price: $875.

This oil on canvas is framed and measures 12 by 14 inches. It hung in Sam Savitt’s home, though its background is unknown. Price: $1,500

This 10 by 14 inch drawing was done for either a book or magazine article. Most of the publisher’s notes in the margins have been taken away. The detail in this pencil drawing is extremely rich and well-preserved even though it is probably at least 30 to 40 years old. Price: $950.

This painting (offered by a third party) is one of a portfolio of  eight highly refined paintings of thoroughbred horses from 1955. We are unsure about the medium: It is probably casein or gouche. The frame measures 21 by 25 inches. Price: $2,000.

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