Original western cowboy painting by Nevada artist Larry Bute. Bute is known for his illustrative western art. His background as a working cowboy give this scene an authentic quality. One mounted rider keeps a close watch on his partner trying to mount a young and wild one! This western art piece is classic western lifestyle! Oil on hardboard.
Size measures: 18"L x 1"W x 36"H
Award winning Nevada artist, Larry Bute's western art painting is almost synonymous with the landscape. Traveling throughout Northern Nevada his work can be seen in almost every town by way of murals, and etc. Although Bute grew up on a farm in the Midwest, he took a job as a ranch hand in Colorado as a teenager and stayed on to attend the Colorado Art Institute. Following his education, Bute was hired on as an illustrator for the US Department of the Interior, but spent his weekends rodeo'ing. As a young rodeo cowboy, Bute had an opportunity to draw illustrations for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, drawings that were used to help standardize PRCA judging.