In this simple scene of horse waiting to be untied, Sam Savitt relies on a an economy of pencil strokes to capture this scene. The drawing on heavy paper measures 14 by 17 inches. Price: $500. (sold)

This little watercolor on paper, which measures 7 by 8 inches, is one of our smallest Savitt watercolor paintings. It is a simple but pleasing image and has no mat. Price: $500. (sold)

This simple but graceful pencil drawing captures the mastery of equestrian form for which Sam Savitt was well known. Drawn on heavy stock paper, this piece measures 11 by 14 inches. There is slight damage to the top and bottom edges of the paper, but these are immaterial to the drawing itself. Price: $500. (sold)

This is one of a series of drawings of specific horses being shown in a catalog for the 1974 Saratoga yearling sales. This pencil drawing is on paper, measuring 8 by 13 inches inches, and has publisher’s notes in the bottom margin. (Copy of catalog page would be provided with artwork.) Price: $375 (sold)

This little pencil drawing on paper was done for “Step-a-bit,” Sam Savitt’s first book, which was published in 1956. This artwork measures 8 by 11 inches and has no mat or frame. In the top margin are hand-written notes by Sam Savitt, indicating what the caption should say. Considering that it is 62 years old, this piece is in good condition. Price: $250. (SOLD)

This watercolor is a snapshot of a horse picking up speed in the final stretch of a racetrack. Measuring 14 by 18 inches, this painting has a lovely gilt-edge frame with white mat and brown inset. Price: SOLD

This drawing of a rodeo rider at the first few moments of his ride shows how a simple pencil — in the right hands — can convey the extraordinary raw power of a bucking horse. This drawing on paper, unframed and unmatted, measures 11 by 12 inches. Price: SOLD

This whimsical ink drawing was originally illustrated for the 1965 book “Christy Finds a Rider,” by Elizabeth Harrover Johnson. The drawing measures 6 by 8 inches and is contained in a simple white mat. Price: SOLD

This pleasing little ink drawing of wild horses is rendered on paper. It measures 5 by 7 inches and is contained in a black desk frame. Price: SOLD

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