Produced in the mid to late 1920's, from a 1926 oil painting "Tex and His Horse, Patches" by Frank Schoonover, which depicts a western lawman on his horse, Colt SAA with ornate handle visible on his hip, amid desert scenery. "Frank E. Schoonover" signature and "125" visible in lower right corner, with "Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co./Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A." markings in the lower middle. In glass-fronted frame, 40 1/4 inches tall and 28 3/8 inches wide. Includes a note signed by Doug Ellison stating that the print was purchased from Jack Dulton, one of the charter members of the TGCA, in 1967. Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection
Very good, the print shows attractive color, a small hole at the top center, and a few scattered minor horizontal creases/tears. The frame is also fine with some scattered minor handling/storage marks.