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.
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, this painting measures 15 by 20 inches. It does not contain a mat or frame.
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.
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.
The drawing in black ink shows a rider sailing towards earth after having been tossed by a horse he was trying to break. This drawing on paper measures 14 by 10 inches and has neither a frame nor a mat. Price: $1,050.
The mare and foal was a classic Sam Savitt theme. This small image is very precisely drawn in ink and was widely reproduced. It is drawn on paper and measures 7 by 11 inches. There is no mat or frame. Price: SOLD