Fascination St. Fine Art Gallery
Instagram Artist Youtube Artist Facebook Artist Twiiter Artist PayPal Artist Call Fascination St. Fine Art
Andy Thomas Andy Thomas


Charlie Russell and his Characters
Andy Thomas
Limited Edition Giclee on Canvas
Fine Art
195 Edition
30 x 40
$995.00 Unframed

New Release by artist Andy Thomas!

Also Available:

Limited Edition Paper - $140 SN & $175 AP unframed!

Andy Thomas painted this piece specifically for the 2008 C.M. Russell Museum Show and Auction. The painting (a 36" x 48" oil on canvas) sold for a record $180,000 at auction and was the "talk" of the show.

Just as Russell is well-known for the narrative in his paintings, Andy Thomas is highly esteemed for his storytelling. This piece is a particularly good example. Charlie Russell shows off his newest creation to friends at his favorite watering hole, and his friends, all character themselves from an assortment of Russell paintings, crowd around to admire, and maybe critique, his work.

THE TIME is the mid 1890s before Russell married Nancy. At this time, he often sold or traded his paintings to the saloons. When married, Nancy put the artist on a new marketing path. THE PLACE is the Mint Saloon. THE COWBOYS faces and clothing were taken from many Russell paintings. THE WOMAN came from the watercolor, "Just a Little Pleasure" THE INDIAN shows up in several Russell paintings including "Joe Kipp's Trading Post. THE CHARACTER ON THE FAR RIGHT was the shooter in his painting "The Tenderfoot". The bartender did not appear in any Russell paintings, but rather makes his first appearance in this Thomas painting.
Do you have a question?

Copyright © www.FascinationStArt.com and affiliates - all rights reserved. Images, trademarks, and information on this website are the property Fascination St. Fine Art, its affiliates, and designated studios, publishers and artists. This website is owned and maintained by the staff of Fascination St. Fine Art. Any use of this website constitutes acceptance of our [ Fascination St. Fine Art Website User Agreement ]. Prices and availability are subject to change.